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Slave trade -- Africa -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles George Gordon letter

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2312
Dates: 1877 August 3

Charles George Gordon letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321686]
Identifier: MSS SC 2312
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter (2 pages) dated 3 August 1877 in Dara, Darfur, and addressed to "dear Dixon." At the time, Gordon was serving as governor of the Equatorial provinces of Central Africa, the Sudan, and Egypt and was actively engaged in military actions to suppress the slave trade. He outlines his plans for dealing with the forces of the those dealing in slaves.

Dates: 1877 August 3

Captain George Cannon ship's journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233603254]
Identifier: MSS 7999
Scope and Contents

Contains a log book of the ship Iris, a slave ship in the late 18th early 19th centuries. The daily entries of the voyage of the ship Iris include daily entries detailing the weather, daily tasks onboard the ship, and observations made.

Dates: 1798-1820