Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA44/1/12
TitleCorrespondence relating to 'the liquor traffic in Nigeria'
Extent28 items
Date1917-1919
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy and transcripts of the correspondence of Herbert Tugwell, press cuttings from 'The Nigerian Pioneer', 'The Times' and 'The Daily News', extracts from 'The African World', printed material and other papers of Herbert Tugwell;
the correspondents include Colonial Office officials, representatives of the Native Races and the Liquor Traffic United Committee and other individuals associated with the liquor traffic question;
Includes /1 Manuscript notes comprising details taken by Tugwell from the 'Trade Statistical Abstract' concerning liquor traffic in Nigeria for 1901-1917, nd [circa 1917]; /6 Extract from the 'Supplement to the Nigerian Pioneer', being a transcript of a speech made by Sir Frederick Lugard, Governor-General of Nigeria, 1914-1919, at the fifth meeting of the Nigerian Council, Jan 1919; /7-15 Correspondence, copy and transcripts of correspondence, and associated papers, from A. E. Blackburn, Sec, Native Races and the Liquor Traffic United Committee, and H. W. Banfield, British and Foreign Bible Society, Lagos, relating to legislative reform concerning liquor traffic in Nigeria, proceedings of the Nigerian Council, resolutions adopted by the African section of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the Jebu-Ode Pastorate Association, Sep 1917-Apr 1918; /17-22 Manuscript notes for use in speeches by Tugwell relating to liquor traffic in Nigeria, and transcripts of correspondence between A. E. Blackburn, Henry Carter, and Mr Lester relating to plans for consolidated action to resolve liquor traffic problem, Jun-Jul 1918; /23 Typescript copy letter from representatives of various Protestant missionary societies in Northern Nigeria to Sir Frederick Lugard petitioning the Governor-General to extend measures for the prohibition of liquor, nd [circa 1918]; /28 Extract from 'The African World' comprising a transcript of the Presidential address by Sir Harry Johnston [African Society], Apr 1919
ArrangementArranged in approximate chronological order, as found
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe correspondence was originally stored in an envelope bearing the title 'The Liquor Traffic in Nigeria'; due to the poor condition of the press cuttings, please consult the accompanying photocopies