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Merchants -- Africa, West

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Single Item

Journal by Cyril Punch

"A visit to the King of Benin": a journal by Punch, then a trader in West Africa, 1889 (manuscript and separate transcript); with extracts from the diary of Antera Duke, an Efik slave-trading Chief in Calabar, 1785-1788, and a report on the native law of Egbaland, 1906 (typescript).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1913
Extents: 1 volume, 1 file
Dates: 1785-1788, 1889, 1906

Papers of John Deemin

Business correspondence between John Deemin (as Agent and Agent-General in West Africa) and John Holt & Company (Liverpool) Ltd. Also, correspondence relating to legal cases in which John Holt & Company were involved (including the Marina Case at Lagos, 1907-1913).
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1900-1913

Papers of John Holt & Company (Liverpool) Ltd.

The collection contains: Correspondence, 1922-1957; summaries of trading activity, 1946-1961; articles of association of S.E. Leach Ltd., 1921-1925 (reference: MSS. Afr. s. 825-827) Correspondence, etc., 1863-1923 (reference: MSS. Afr. s. 1525) Papers (correspondence, affidavits, photographs etc.) relating to the Lagos Marina case, 1909-1921 (reference: MSS. Afr. s. 1526) …
Extents: 60 boxes, 1 volume, 1 file
Dates: 1863-1961