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Description: Distribution of Ashanti Stars by Captain Denton, Acting Governor. 1897

Location: Ashanti

Date: 1897

Description: Distribution of Ashanti Stars by Captain Denton, Acting Governor. 1897

Date: 1897

Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/80

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    • 11/Feb/2011 11:25:43

    The campaign of 1895 into the interior of West Africa to capture the King of Ashanti, Prempeh and senior chiefs, was led by Colonal Sir Francis Scott. For this undertaking some 2,500 Ashanti stars were awarded.