William Williams (of Ashanti Company Ltd) of Llanddyfnan Papers

Scope and Content

DIARY kept by William Williams recording his prospecting work in the early months, the outbreak of the Ashanti Rising, the miners withdrawal to Beckwai, the arrival of the relief column and the fighting around Beckwai, his escape to Cape Castle with an army relief column and his return to Liverpool (5 September) on SS Loanda. Also note of his expenses at Liverpool and London and the address of Albert Fredicks, 15 Police Buildings, Bishopgate St., London E.C.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some pages partly loose and some staining