private journal kept during the Niger expedition from the commencement in May,1841, until the recall of the expedition in June, 1842 by Simpson, William

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Paginationxii, 139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
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A Private Journal Kept During the Niger Expedition, from the Commencement in May,Until the Recall of the Expedition in June, Paperback – Aug by William Simpson (Author)Author: William Simpson.

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Please, subscribe or login to access all content. A private journal kept during the Niger expedition, from the commencement in May,until the recall of the expedition in June, Author: William Simpson. Journal of an Expedition up the Niger and Tshadda Rivers: Undertaken by Macgregor Laird, Esq.

in Connection with the British Government, in (Cambridge Library Collection - Religion) [Crowther, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Journal of an Expedition up the Niger and Tshadda Rivers: Undertaken by Macgregor Laird, Esq.

in Connection with the British Price: $ For accounts of the expedition see W. Baikie, Narrative of an Exploring Voyage up the Rivers Kwora and Binue (Commonly Known as the Niger and Tsadda) in (London, ); Google Scholar T.

Hutchinson, Narrative of the Niger, Tshadda, & Binuë Exploration (London, ); S. Crowther, Journal of an Expedition up the Niger and Tshada in Author: Philip D. Curtin. It was during this expedition, partly financed by the British Government and partly by Laird, that the C.M.S.

at last realised its hope of founding mission stations on the Niger. When in the Dayspring set sail under the command of Dr Baikie, the Rev. Crowther, together with the Rev. Taylor and a number of Catechists, were.

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A private journal kept during the Niger expedition: from the commencement in May,until the recall of the expedition in June, [William Simpson] Your Web browser is. The Niger expedition of was mounted by British missionary and activist groups inusing three British iron steam vessels to travel to Lokoja, at the confluence of the Niger River and Benue River, in what is now Nigeria.

The British government backed the effort to make treaties with the native peoples, introduce Christianity and promote increased trade. The crews of the boats suffered a high.

Much opposition was made to the Expedition, however, by some of the merchants of Liverpool, who were engaged in trading up the Niger; and one of them, Mr. Jamieson, published "An Appeal to the Government and People of Great Britain against the proposed Niger Expedition," in which the writer complained that "although no commercial pursuit will.

Saturday, July 2nd.- Lieutenant Webb having received his final orders from Captain Allen, of which the following is a copy: "William Allen, Captain and Commissioner. "Her Majesty's Steamer 'Wilberforce,' Clarence Cove, Fernando Po, 29th June, "Sir, - Her Majesty's Government having declared that the Niger Expedition is at an end, but that one of the vessels shall be sent up the river for.

The Niger Expedition of was a journey organized by British missionary and activist groups that was backed by the British government. The objective of the expedition was to send a group of Europeans to the Niger region of Africa, who would then make treaties with the natives there and persuade them to stop participating in the slave trade.

'Voyage of H.M.S. Herald under the command of Captain H. Mangles Denham R.N. being Private Journal kept by John MacGillivray, Naturalist', 21 February January MacGillivray, John, [ Unpublished: ] At State Library of NSW.

Private journal kept during the Revolutionary War New York Times [New York] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. CommonLit has identified one or more texts from our collection to pair with The Niger Expedition ofbased on similar themes, literary devices, topic, or writing style.

Supplement your lesson with one or more of these options and challenge students to compare and contrast the texts. Books shelved as niger: Illegal by Eoin Colfer, Harmattan by Gavin Weston, In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger by. Mungo Park--a Scottish surgeon and explorer--was sent out by the 'Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior of Africa' to discover the course of the River Niger.

Having achieved a degree of fame from his first trip, carried out alone and on foot, he returned to Africa with a party of 40 Europeans, all of whom lost their lives in Author: Alistair Boddy-Evans. One might also include the period from Novemtoduring the winter in the St.

Louis area, a time for which no Lewis journal is known. Clark at least kept a rough diary during that time. In all, from May to Septemberthere are over four hundred days of missing entries by Lewis during the expedition proper. Nigerian written literature since – Part 1 named the Niger Expedition in the year Koelle’s book was published.

as “ancestor worship and during the reign of Alaafin Ogbolu who. This work documents a British expedition using three iron steam vessels to travel to Lokoja, at the confluence of the Niger River and Benue River, in what is now Nigeria.

Of the Europeans on the expedition, 42 died quickly. There were fever cases but members who were of African descent suffered no deaths from illness. The Journal-keeping Methods of Lewis and Clark. Clark's last entry is a reminder that "wrighting &c." was one of the principal tasks of the captains, and one that they thoroughly fulfilled.

As Donald Jackson has observed, Lewis and Clark were "the writingest explorers of their time. They wrote constantly and abundantly, afloat and ashore, legibly and illegibly, and always with an urgent sense.

Mr. Oldfield's journal: v. 1, p. []; v. 2, p. Narrative of an expedition into the interior of Africa by the River Niger in the steam-vessels. Patrick Gass (J – April 2, ) served as sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition (–).

He was important to the expedition because of his service as a carpenter, and he published the first journal of the expedition inseven years before the first publication based on Lewis and Clark's : JPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Private John Shields was born in near Harrisonberg, Augusta County, Virginia. Clark’s journal, kept during the winter at Fort Mandan provides this information: enterprise in his. Photos taken by Frank Hurley during Ernest Shackleton's infamous Trans-Antarctic Expedition—a journey that saw 28 men marooned near Antarctica for 17 Author: Jay Bennett.

Elmer, Ebenezer, "Extracts from a Journal Kept by Doctor Ebenezer Elmer " Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society 2 (), Repr. in Conover. Also pub. as "Journal of Ebenezer Elmer." Pennsylvania Magazine of History & Biography 35 (), Fogg, Jeremiah.

Journal of Major Jeremiah Fogg, during the Expedition of Gen. "Frozen in Time" is a fascinating look at the fate of the Franklin expedition. In the 's a series of scientific expeditions headed off to the Arctic to exhume the remains of three bodies buried before the expedition got into real trouble and disappeared/5.

Series V: Journals consists of journals, a notebook, and an orderly book kept by men serving in the French and Indian War, as well as a journal from the expedition to Louisbourg to Cape Breton. Collection is arranged chronologically within in each series.

Return to the Table of Contents. During the winter ofwhile at Camp Dubois, he was listed continuously as a member of the “extra party.” Clark entered in the Orderly Book, a “Detachment Order, Camp River Dubois. The volume in question bears the inscription "Book No 15 of a private journal kept by Wm B.

Rhodes," and was clearly maintained in the field. It bears daily entries running from 20 March to 13 Octoberduring which time the regiment was attached to the Army of the Potomac's VI Corps (to July) and to its Artillery Reserve.

The Byrd “secret” flight has kept anyone from looking into what was really going on in Any time that I have approached the question of this impossible flight and the lack of evidence supporting it, those diehard believers have pointed at the “ Missing Diary of Admiral Byrd ” as “proof” that he did indeed make such a flight.

Soldier's grandson to return items he looted from Benin City the wishes of a private individual to restitute their own objects.” his grandfather’s journal he kept during the expedition Author: Lanre Bakare. Private Robert Frazer was the first member of the Lewis and Clark party to announce publication of an expedition journal.

The woodpecker displayed above may be the only specimen collected during the Lewis and Clark expedition to survive intact. This particular journal kept during that period contains abundant zoological notes in Lewis's. appears that Lewis did not keep a journal for long periods of time throughout the expedition, yet during those times he assisted Clark.

Captain Clark wrote in the journals nearly every day, missing entries only while away hunting. The captains reported to Washington D.C.

after the expedition. Document 5: First Contacts, by Father Juan Crespi, "Journal of Fray Juan Crespi" in The California Coast: A Bilingual Edition of Documents from the Sutro Collection, edited and translated by Donald C.

Cutter and George Griffin Butler (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ), pp. Like Thomas de la Peña, Juan Crespi was a priest who accompanied the Perez Expedition in.

Search this collection using the phrase "Lewis and Clark" to view additional maps produced during and after the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Thomas Jefferson Papers, to The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximat documents.

INDIVIDUAL DIARIES, JOURNALS, LETTERS AND RECOLLECTIONS and explains many things that were so familiar to an American of the time that they are rarely mentioned in American books written for Americans.

Journal of Captain Nathaniel J. Wyeth's Expeditions to the Oregon Country This journal is of the First Expedition in DIARY.During this expedition, he also mapped New Zealand and eastern Australia.

Cook's second expedition () took him to Antarctica and to Easter Island. Cook's last expedition () was a search for a Northwest Passage across North America to Asia. Cook was killed by a mob on Feb.

14,on the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).In addition to Livingstone's own books, his Cambridge Lectures were edited by William Monk () and Last Journals in Central Africa: From to His Death by Horace Waller (2 vols., ). The field notes that Livingstone kept during the Ruvuma River expedition were edited by George Shepperson, David Livingstone and Rovuma: A Notebook ().

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