Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA44/1/4
TitleCorrespondence relating to the libel case of Herbert Tugwell
Extent20 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and other papers of Herbert Tugwell relating to the libel case brought against Tugwell by John Peacock in response to statements attributed to Tugwell regarding the high proportion of deaths amongst the white colonial population in the colony due to alcohol related diseases;
the correspondents include Colonial Office and judicial officials in Lagos, and CMS associates;
Includes /1-5 Correspondence and draft correspondence with J. A. Otonba Payne, Chief Registrar, Supreme Court, Lagos, enclosures comprise copies of final drafts of Notice of Motion and Affidavit, May; /10 Letter from George Denton, from the Colonial Secretary's Office, Lagos, relating to request for statistics by Tugwell concerning alcohol consumption, May; /18 Letter from the Rt Rev N. Temple Hamlyn, Vicar of Christ Church, Lagos, 1898-1904, offering support to Tugwell, May
ArrangementArranged in approximate chronological order, as found
Access StatusOpen


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