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Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <http://www.inmotionaame.org>

Collection Data

Description
Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824, by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton, and the late Doctor Oudney, extending across the great desert to the tenth degree of northern latitute, and from Kouka in Bornou, to Sackatoo, the capital of the Fellatah empire : with an appendix, published by authority of the Right Honourable Earl of Bathurst, one of His Majesty's principal secretaries of state, and dedicated by permission to his lordship / by Major Dixon Denham and Captain Hugh Clapperton, of the Royal Navy, the survivors of the expedition.
Names
Denham, Dixon, 1786-1828 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1826
Place: London
Publisher: John Murray
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916.7-D (Denham, D. Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa)
Topics
Africa
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Engraving
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2748748-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11719947
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 818de870-c6ce-012f-0cf9-58d385a7bc34
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