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Journal of a residence in Ashantee

Title
Journal of a residence in Ashantee / by Joseph Dupuis, Esq. late his Britannic Majesty's envoy and consul for that kingdom ; comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the interior of western Africa ; chiefly collected from Arabic mss. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea ; to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war ; illustrated with a map and plates.
Author
Dupuis, Joseph.
Publication
London : Printed for Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1824.
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[2], vii, [1], xxxviii, [2], 264, cxxxv, [1] p., [16] leaves of plates (5 folded) : ill., map; 28 cm. (4to)
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Note
  • "London: Shackell and Arrowsmith, Johnson's-Court, Fleet-Street."--printer statement, verso of title page.
  • "Errata"--p. [1] at end.
  • Illustrations by the author, engraved by C. Williams. Map engraved by Jas. Wyld.
  • Signatures: [pi]1 ²[pi]⁴ a-e⁴ B-2L⁴ ²a-r⁴
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Source (note)
  • from the Library of Melville J. Herskovits;
Provenance (note)
  • inscribed: in ink on front pastedown "A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction ; ch. 1. Journey to Coomassy ; ch. 2. ; ch. 3. Commencement of negotiations ; ch. 4. Negotiations continued ; ch. 5. Return of the mission ; ch. 6. Occurences subsequent to the author's return ; ch. 7. Historical memoirs of Ashantee -- pt. 2. ch. 8. On the geography of Western Africa ; ch. 9. Soudan -- Appendix: Geographical documents.
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Sc Rare 966.74-D (Dupuis, J. Journal of a residence in Ashantee)
OCLC
  • 4827554
  • 4827554B
Author
Dupuis, Joseph.
Title
Journal of a residence in Ashantee / by Joseph Dupuis, Esq. late his Britannic Majesty's envoy and consul for that kingdom ; comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the interior of western Africa ; chiefly collected from Arabic mss. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea ; to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war ; illustrated with a map and plates.
Imprint
London : Printed for Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1824.
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 3357
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 966.74-D (copy 1) (accession no. B511691) inscribed: in ink on front pastedown "A. Schomburg." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Local Note
Researchers are restricted to the microform copy in: Sc Micro R-6334. NN
Source
Sc Rare 966.74-D (copy 2) from the Library of Melville J. Herskovits; Gift; 2008. NN
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Colburn, Henry, -1855, publisher.
Shackell and Arrowsmith, printer.
Wyld, James, 1790-1836, engraver.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner, inscriber.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 966.74-D (Dupuis, J. Journal of a residence in Ashantee)
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