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1 Lynch, W. F CHANGED TO 28043to Report of Commander W. F. Lynch in Relation to His Mission to the Coast
1853 First Edition Softcover 
The first printing of a document on suppressing the slave trade. String-tied self-wraps, government document, 64pp, on the attempts to halt slaving ships on the west coast of Africa. Very good with edge wear and tiny chips and corner creases; some foxing to front page. Lynch gives a detailed description of the African countryside and the habits and customs of the various African tribes. He speaks about the eleven new houses being built by the colonists and mentions an Orphan Asylum and a Methodist church. He also notes the twenty-seven British vessels-of-war stationed on the coast for the purposes of supressing the slave trade and he remarks that he has proved successful and victorious. He mentions the ship "John Adams" on the coast of Africa and their vital role in the fight against slavery. On the final pages are documents from J J Roberts writing from Monrovia, Liberia, claims the battles have been "terminated quite to our satisfaction.... We had two severe engagements; in the last we had four killed and twenty-seven wounded, two of whom have since died; the others are doing well and will probably recover." ; 64 pp 
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2 Lynch, W. F Report of Commander W. F. Lynch in Relation to His Mission to the Coast
1853 First Edition Softcover 
The first printing of a document on suppressing the slave trade. String-tied self-wraps, government document, 64pp, on the attempts to halt slaving ships on the west coast of Africa. Very good with edge wear and tiny chips and corner creases; some foxing to front page. Lynch gives a detailed description of the African countryside and the habits and customs of the various African tribes. He speaks about the eleven new houses being built by the colonists and mentions an Orphan Asylum and a Methodist church. He also notes the twenty-seven British vessels-of-war stationed on the coast for the purposes of supressing the slave trade and he remarks that he has proved successful and victorious. He mentions the ship "John Adams" on the coast of Africa and their vital role in the fight against slavery. On the final pages are documents from J J Roberts writing from Monrovia, Liberia, claims the battles have been "terminated quite to our satisfaction.... We had two severe engagements; in the last we had four killed and twenty-seven wounded, two of whom have since died; the others are doing well and will probably recover." ; 64 pp 
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