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Collection Reference Number GLC08059.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1817 
Title Bill of exchange related to captured slaves in Sierra Leone
Date 1 April 1817
Author McCarthy, Charles (d. 1824)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description McCarthy, Colonial Governor of Sierra Leone, instructs commissioners of the British Treasury to pay Major Donald McKenzie four hundred pounds, for "the expenses of the Captured Negroes of this Colony." Partially printed, and housed within GLC 8059.01.
Subjects Africa  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Slavery  
People McCarthy, Charles (d. 1824)  McKenzie, Donald (fl. 1817)  
Place written Sierra Leone
Theme Foreign Affairs; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Compilation of printed material pertaining to Sierra Leone