Slave trade -- Africa -- History
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.