Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC9/4/2A/1-15
TitleColonial Office papers relating to the Royal Niger Company
Extent18 items
Date1898-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Sir Michael Hicks Beach [1st Earl St Aldwyn: Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1895-1902], Sir George Taubman Goldie [Director, Royal Niger Company], and fellow Colonial Office and Government officials, relating to official requests for co-operation of Goldie's Royal Niger Company in deployment of Colonial troops in Niger region, and the Company's trading activities [liquor exports]; with press cutting, memoranda and wrappers
Including /4-10 Correspondence and typescript transcripts of correspondence with Sir Michael Hicks Beach and Sir George Taubman Goldie relating to the Government's plan to revoke Royal Niger Company's charter, with Foreign Office memorandum and letter from Goldie to Lord Selborne [William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne: Under Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1900], Feb 1898
Access StatusOpen


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