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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

British Caribbean Documents

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1412
Overview: A collection of manuscript deeds, wills, leases, letters, and other legal and financial documents concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century estates and plantations on islands in the British West Indies.
Dates: 1664-1857, bulk 1765-1825

Mary Henrietta Kingsley papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1485
Overview: The papers consist of letters written by Mary Kingsley to English merchant John Holt and his wife. Among the topics discussed are British government policy in West Africa, treatment of Africans, the behavior of missionaries, the interests of the trading community, and public opinion in England. The letters were written during the period between Kingsley's return from her West African travels and before going to South Africa during the Boer War.
Dates: 1897-1900

Ralph Payne, Baron Lavington family papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 138
Overview: The papers document the West Indian portions of the economic fortunes and political career of the sugar planter and politician Ralph Payne, first Baron Lavington.
Dates: 1679-1855, bulk 1730-1790