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Sketches of the colony of Sierra Leone and its inhabitants

by Robert Clarke

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Published by T. Richards in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery and Slave Trade,
  • Government Role,
  • Description and Travel,
  • Ethnography,
  • Politics

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTransactions of the Ethnographical Society of London, sessions.
    Statementby Robert Clarke
    ContributionsEthnographical Society of London, Royal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25918604M

    A PDF copy of the book printed for Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee. 27 April 55th Independence Anniversary By Ade Daramy. A PDF copy published for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary. 27 April Sierra Leone History Slideshow Video of historic photos. Created by Ade Daramy for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary. Get this from a library! A history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa; with maps and appendices.. [J J Crooks] -- Appendices include "Territorial treaties with native chiefs, ," "List of governors of Sierra Leone, ," etc.

    Freetown, Sierra Leone, midth century. Samuel Ajayi Crowther was resettled in Sierra Leone, after the British Naval Patrol rescued him from a slave ship. Among the buildings depicted in the watercolor and ink drawing of Sierra Leone is a compound for liberated Africans. The hinterland was declared a British protectorate on 21 Aug. Sierra Leone became independent as a member state of the British Commonwealth on 27 April In a general election in March , Dr Siaka Stevens’ All People’s Congress came to power and was installed despite a .

    By the end of , four thousand people were emigrated from London to Sierra Leone. In the United States, the American Colonization Society, supported a similar goal. It was established in by Robert Finley, a New Jersey teacher and minister who had graduated from the University of New Jersey (later Princeton) at the age of The name Serra Lyoa gradually acquired its present form, Sierra Leone. What is known as Sierra Leone today came into being only in Before , the name only referred to the mountainous peninsula and its adjacent islands. Sierra Leone has witnessed a series of external invasions and influences that make it what it is today.


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Sketches of the colony of Sierra Leone and its inhabitants by Robert Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

With pictorial illustrations, from original drawings, by Mrs. Clarke Includes map of colony and portraits of inhabitants Reprinted from the, 'Transactions of the Ethnological Society', This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, : Sketches of the colony of Sierra Leone and its inhabitants Clarke, Robert; Ethnographical Society of London; Royal College of Physicians of London (Slavery and Slave.

This book is a historical narrative of Sierra Leone from the mid-fifteenth century to the end of its civil war in It entails the history of Sierra Leone from its days as a slave harbor through to its founding as a home for free slaves and toward its political independence and civil by: 1.

Sierra Leone examines years of its history and fifty years of independence, placing state–society relations at the centre of an original and revealing investigation of those who have tried to rule or change Sierra Leone and its inhabitants, and the responses engendered.

It interweaves the historical narrative with sketches of politicians. A Short History of Sierra Leone. Christopher Fyfe. Longmans, - Sierra Leone - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying army attacked became began British government brought build built Bulom called Caulker centre century chiefs Christian Church coast Colony Company Council Creoles customs decided died England.

Thomas Winterbottom M.D., Physician to the Colony of Sierra Leone, Scanned by Google. Sierra Leone, or the Liberated Africans, in a Series of Letters from a Young Lady to Her Sister in and By Mary Church. Published in The History of Portugal from the Reign of D.

Diniz to the Reign of D. Alfonso V., Volume II. By Edward. Between Waterloo and Hast- ings, on the eastern side of the colony, the mountains recede from E. Clarke— TAe Inhabitants of Sierra Leone. the river for distances varying from half a mile to three miles, and leave a belt of level ground of about twenty-four miles in length.

(shelved times as sierra-leone) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. A Temne king sold a strip of land on the north shore of the Sierra Leone Peninsula to the Sierra Leone Company for the "free community of settlers, their heirs and successors." A few years later the settlers were also joined by settlers of African origin from other parts of the empire.

Sierra Leone became a British crown colony in Sierra Leone Freetown, Sierra Leone, midth century. [Drawings of Western Africa, University of Virginia Library, Special Collections, MSSno.

8] Kingdom of Quoja, Sierra Leone, late 17th c. [Based on Jean Barbot, A Description of the Coasts of North and South Thomas Astley (ed.), A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels (London, ), vol.

2, pl facing p. Sierra Leone retained a parliamentary system of government and was a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. In MaySierra Leone held its first general election as an independent nation. The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) won plurality of seats in parliament and Sir Milton Margai was re-elected as prime minister.

Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and freed slaves. When the country received its independence, hopes for the future grew even stronger. Alas, its expectations came crashing. A third group of freed slaves, the Maroons, travelled to the Sierra Leone colony from Jamaica in Finally, o African receptives were forcibly relocated to Freetown by Royal Navy anti-slave trade patrols after the official British slavery abolition in   Bloody Democracy: A Memoir of Sierra Leone in Upheaval by Marwan Khadar Concerto for an Exile: Poems by Syl Cheney-Coker Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming (4th book in the James Bond series) Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B.

Cooney Flight to Freedom by Hugh Zachary (1st book in the Saga of Sierra Leone). Sierra Leone’s founding dates back to when several waves of freed black settlers originating from England, Nova Scotia, and Jamaica all arrived in the area.

Utilizing some English government funding, The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor, an abolitionist group which included Thomas Clarkson, William Wilberforce, and Granville Sharp, established the colony with the. Colonial Rule and Recaptives.

Two major actions were taken by the British Parliament in that were to shape the future of the Colony permanently:. Today Sierra Leone in a West African country, unfortunately, has been best known in the media for its civil war, its “blood diamonds”, and the more recent Ebola epidemic.

But in the late 18th century, Sierra Leone was founded as a British colony for people Author: Elizabeth Melville. Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south.

Freetown is the capital. Land Sierra Leone's mi (km) Atlantic coastline is made up of a belt. Sierra Leone was the first declared British Crown colony in West Africa in with the Governor of Sierra Leone being responsible for the former Gold Coast and the Gambia.

But in spite of this seemingly prestigious status, it took the British ninety-eight (98) years before they started their very first school in Sierra Leone- the Bo. Sierra Leone was colonized in by freed slaves arriving from England; other groups followed from Nova Scotia () and Jamaica ().

They were sponsored and governed by the private Sierra Leone Company untilwhen Britain made Sierra Leone a crown colony. In Read More; conflict with Guinea.

Paul Cuffe or Cuffee (Janu – September 7, ) was born free into a Native American—African American family on Cuttyhunk Island, became a successful businessman, merchant, sea captain, whaler, and abolitionist. His mother, Ruth Moses, was a Wampanoag from Harwich on Cape Cod and his father an Ashanti, captured as a child in West Africa .etc.

With pictorial Illustrations, from original drawings by Mrs. Clarke. The territory of Sierra Leone was first ceded to England inwhen its affairs were conducted by the African Company.

In the Company was dissolved, and the colony transferred to the Crown. The peninsula of Sierra Leone is separated from the.Notwithstanding Sierra Leone’s reputation as the “white man’s grave,” blithe assumptions that all African-descended people would have a racial immunity to African diseases proved false.

Acquiring defenses against the local microbes took time, which new settlers.