Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA44/1/11
TitleCorrespondence and papers relating to 'liquor traffic' in Southern Nigeria
Extent31 items
Date1910-1917
DescriptionCorrespondence, typescript copy press, copy, draft and transcripts of correspondence of Herbert Tugwell, extracts from 'The Temperance Chronicle', and other papers of Herbert Tugwell relating to the liquor traffic trade in Nigeria and related regions, most especially Tugwell's public awareness campaign conducted through the Press, and the Royal Commission on Liquor Traffic in Southern Nigeria which published its Report in 1909;
the correspondents include Colonial Office officials, CMS and other associates in Nigeria, and the editor of 'The Times'
Includes /1 Letter from Archdeacon F. Melville Jones, from the CMS Training College in Oyo, relating to general CMS affairs and a letter by Tugwell published in 'The Yorkshire Daily Observer', Nov 1910; /4 Typescript transcript of letter from Obasa of Ekija, from Lagos, relating to proposals, endorsed by Tugwell, for the suppression of liquor traffic and the introduction of new taxation levies, Mar 1909; /5 Typescript transcript of letter from Dr Thomas B. Adam of Lagos Hospital, relating to relationship between alcohol and physical diseases, Apr 1909; /9-11 Typescript copy correspondence to the editor of 'The Times' relating to the publication of a report by the Commission on Liquor Traffic in Southern Nigeria, Dec 1909-Jan 1910; /12-16 Correspondence, typescript copy, draft and transcripts of correspondence with Sir Walter Egerton, High Commissioner of Southern Nigeria, 1906-1912, relating to proceedings of the Commission and the publication of its Report, Oct 1909-Jun 1910; /19-22 Manuscript and typescript notes by Herbert Tugwell relating to statistics concerning levels of liquor traffic in Southern Nigeria, nd [1909-1910]; /23-24 Typescript transcripts of papers by Archdeacon F. Melville Jones concerning the Commission's findings and correspondence of E. D. Morel published in 'The Times', nd [circa 1911]; /26 Extract from 'The Temperance Chronicle' containing an article entitled 'The Drink Traffic and Foreign Missions' by C. R. Gant, Jan 1913
ArrangementThe correspondence and papers are arranged according to surname of correspondent, and thereafter in approximate chronological order, as found
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe correspondence and papers were originally stored in a folder inscribed on the outside cover 'The Liquor Traffic'