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A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787

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Title
A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787
Names
Matthews, John (Author)
Collection

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.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1791
Place: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49fea410-c61e-012f-9bd8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1791: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1791. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1791). A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-6fba-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A View of Sierra-Leone River, from St. George's Hill, where the free Black settlement was made in the year 1787