voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa; containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England.

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Title
A voyage to the river Sierra-Leone, on the coast of Africa; containing an account of the trade and productions of the country, and of the civil and religious customs and manners of the people; in a series of letters to a friend in England.
Names
Matthews, John (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791
Place Term: London
Publisher: B. White and Son [etc.]
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916.64-M (Matthews, J. Voyage to the river Sierra Leone) [Print]
Topics
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel
Ethnology -- Sierra Leone
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 50267066
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11759436
UUID: 48d45130-c61e-012f-fa9e-58d385a7bc34
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