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A voyage to the River Sierra-Leone

Matthews, John lieutenant in the Royal Navy

A 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

by Matthews, John lieutenant in the Royal Navy

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Published by B. White in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slave trade -- History,
  • Sierra Leone -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Matthews ... ; during his residence in that country in the years 1785, 1786, and 1787 ; with an additional letter on the subject of the African slave trade ; also, a chart of part of the coast of Africa, from Cape St. Ann, to the River Rionoonas ; with a view of the island Bananas
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 22554-22556
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 183 p., [2] folded leaves of plates
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15014226M

      Matthews is best known for his book, A 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 (London, ), which focuses on the natural history, geography, and ethnology of Sierra Leone. The book later appeared.   A voyage to Senegal: or, Historical, philosophical, and political memoirs, relative to the discoveries, establishments and commerce of Europeans in the Atlantic Ocean, from Cape Blanco to the river of Sierra Leone. To which is added an account of a journey from isle St. Louis to Galam by Durand, Jean Baptiste Lâeonard.

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A 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 of the People; In A Series of Letters To A Friend in England.

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