Rough draft of petition to be submitted to Edward Andrews, Governor and Commandant of the Gold Coast [Ghana], by the 'principal inhabitants and residents of Accra'

Scope and Content

Request that Andrews ensure that the practice - initiated by Freeman in 1857 when he was the Civil Commandant of the Eastern Districts of the Protectorate - of visiting all the local chiefs, kings, rulers, etc, is resumed.

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Acquisition Information

Transferred to SOAS, March 2003

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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Copyright held by Methodist Missionary SocietyApply to SOAS Archives & Special Collections in the first instance

Custodial History

Given to the Methodist Church by Mrs H Birtwhistle of Worcester