Various Papers

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These include: Anti-slavery papers - letters (mostly printed), articles, propaganda, etc, late C18th-late C19th; Niger Expedition papers - correspondence, reports, journals, etc, 1835, 1841 & 1857-1858; Government publications and papers- acts, minutes, reports, etc from South & West Africa, Australia & New Zealand, Canada, India and West Indies, 1800-1877, but also some manuscript material including papers and correspondence regarding the licensing of preachers in Jamaica, etc; Rev Thomas Jackson Collection - correspondence and printed material on Methodist History, 1736-1839; Steele Collection - Methodist preachers' correspondence, 1788-1866.

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