Sierra Leone Company

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Maria Falconbridge
Within three weeks of the death of her abusive first husband , AMF got married again, to Isaac DuBois , a financially ruined white loyalist from North Carolina who worked for the Sierra Leone Company .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Falconbridge, Anna Maria, and Mary Ann Parker. Maiden Voyages and Infant Colonies. Coleman, DeirdreEditor , Leicester University Press, 1999.
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Falconbridge, Anna Maria, Mary Ann Parker, and Mary Ann Parker. “Two Voyages to Sierra Leone”. Maiden Voyages and Infant Colonies, edited by Deirdre Coleman, Leicester University Press, 1999, pp. 45 - 168.
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Friends, Associates Anna Maria Falconbridge
It seems that on her first return to England AMF thought philanthropist Henry Thorntonone of the worthiest men I ever met. He promised her that the Sierra Leone Company would provide generously for her...
names Anna Maria Falconbridge
Though she published after her second marriage, AMF used the name of her deceased first husband, no doubt because it was through her link to him that she hoped to get some compensation out of...
politics Anna Maria Falconbridge
AMF 's political opinions were far from fixed and settled, either during her anti- or her pro-slavery period. Little more than a week after her first husband's death her opinions were evidently shifting: she wrote...
politics Anna Maria Falconbridge
Within a few days her husband had received new instructions from the Sierra Leone Company , contradicting those he had set out with. He concluded the company had used juggle and chicane to entice him...
Textual Production Anna Maria Falconbridge
She wrote her dedication (to the inhabitants of her native town of Bristol) in June.
Falconbridge, Anna Maria, Mary Ann Parker, and Mary Ann Parker. “Two Voyages to Sierra Leone”. Maiden Voyages and Infant Colonies, edited by Deirdre Coleman, Leicester University Press, 1999, pp. 45 - 168.
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Her motives for publication were complex: she wished to defend the institution of slavery and question the management...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anna Maria Falconbridge
The final section of AMF 's book is a rousing polemic against the Sierra Leone Company for its shabby treatment of herself and her late first husband. She uses as collateral evidence their alleged misuse...
Wealth and Poverty Anna Maria Falconbridge
AMF relates in detail in her book her unsuccessful attempts to extract from the Sierra Leone Company the sums she claimed it owed her as the representative of her late first husband; instead the company...

Timeline

1790
The St George's Day Association was formed with the dual intention of suppressing the slave trade and introducing Christianity and civilization to West Africa. The following year it changed its name to the Sierra Leone Company
Autumn 1791
Anti-slavery campaigners William Wilberforce and Henry Thornton launched the Sierra Leone Company , which sought to resettle former slaves on the west coast of Africa, and to promote legitimate trade with the region.