Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/5/3/1-16
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Sierra Leone
Extent25 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Sir Frederick Cardew [Consul General, Liberia], Lieut. Col. Sir Matthew Nathan [temporary Governor, Sierra Leone, and Governor Gold Coast, 1900-1903], fellow Government and Colonial Office officials
Including /1-3 Letter from Charles Bell MP relating to request to shorten term of office of Frontier Officers, with transcript of extract from letter to Bell from serving officer, and Colonial Office memorandum, Jul 1897; /4-5 Correspondence with Sir David Chalmers relating to Report into affairs of the colony [including recent insurrection], with envelope, Mar 1899; /9 Letter from Sir Frederick Cardew relating to incident on border between Colonial police and Liberian native chief, and question of border defences, Oct 1896; /13 Letter from J. Arthur Hutton [Chairman, African Committee of Manchester Chamber of Commerce] relating to recent disturbances in the colony, and attempts to withdraw recently introduced hut tax, May 1898; /14 Letter from Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5 Marquess of Lansdowne: Sec of State for War, 1895-1900] relating to possibility of directing Colonial troops to the colony, May 1898; /15-16 Letter from Lieut. Col. Sir Matthew Nathan relating to general affairs of the colony [Cardew's period of governorship, insurrections and official Report, slave trafficking, and the colony's defences], with Colonial Office memorandum, May 1899
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