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Collection Level Description: Bargain and Sale of a share in Bance Island, Sierra Leone

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.r.237
Title: Bargain and Sale of a share in Bance Island, Sierra Leone
Dates of Creation: 1765
Name of Creator: John Sargent, John Mill

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Unknown.

Scope and Content

Bargain and Sale of a sixth share in Bance Island in the River Sierra Leone, with its appurtenances (including forts, slaves, military equipment, ships, merchandise, etc.): John Sargent to John Mill, 4 October 1765.

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Listed as no. 1420 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Sargent | John | fl 1765

Mill | John | fl 1765

Sierra Leone


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