Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa: Intended more particularly for the service and happy establishment of blacks and people of colour, to be shipped as freemen under the direction of the Committee for Relieving the Black Poor, and under the protection of the British government

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Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa: Intended more particularly for the service and happy establishment of blacks and people of colour, to be shipped as freemen under the direction of the Committee for Relieving the Black Poor, and under the protection of the British government
Additional title: Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona
Names
Smeathman, Henry, -1786 (Author)
Committee for Relieving the Black Poor (London, England)
Collection

Sidney Lapidus Slavery and Abolition Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1786
Place: London
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: SC Rare C 16-40 (Lapidus Collection)
Topics
Slavery
Slave trade
Abolitionists
African Americans
Blacks
Enslaved people
Abolition movement
Antislavery movements
Committee for Relieving the Black Poor (London, England)
Freedmen -- Colonization -- Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone
Great Britain -- Africa -- Colonies -- 18th century
Genres
Essays
Pamphlets
Physical Description
Extent: 24 pages. 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 70250567
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20930598
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d1d7dfb0-e7b5-0133-b6a5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Issued
  • 2016: 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. "Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1786. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c11dbb60-ff74-0133-2006-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c11dbb60-ff74-0133-2006-00505686a51c

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1786). Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c11dbb60-ff74-0133-2006-00505686a51c

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Plan of a settlement to be made near Sierra Leona, on the Grain Coast of Africa