George Island, Sierra Leone

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Description: "A Plan of the Fort and Factory on George Island in the River Sierraleon or Sierra Leona, Lat. 8° 10' North. Surveyed in December, 1748, by Jos. Wade. MS. 20 feet to 1 inch. Author, Publisher, &c.: Wade, Jos."

Date: 1748

Our Catalogue Reference: CO 700/SIERRA LEONE1a/1

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    • 11/Dec/2011 17:47:34

    Also known as Bance or Bunce island, I think? A slave market?