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by joining the British army, during the ing I went to the king, to pay ary re. American war. While at Nova Scotia, spects to him. On entering the bouse, he acquired so much knowledge of let. I found two men, who came on horseters as to be able to read and write; back. They were sent by the chief of and, since he has resided at Sierra Leone, Yaour. They said to the king, We he has uniformly maintained the charac. are sent by the chief of Yaour to let you ter of an honest, upright, and industrious know, that the white men went away, colonist.
without giving you or him (the chief) any Not the least interesting part of Co- thing. They have a great many things Jonel Maxwell's communications respects with them, and we have received no. the fate of Mr. Nungo Paik.
thing froin them: and this AmadeeThe last accounts received from this Fatouma, now before you, is a bad distinguished traveller, were dated from man, and bas likewise made a fool of Sansanding, on the river Niger. He you both. The king immediately ore then transmitted to the Secretary of dered me to be put in irons, which was State the journal of his proceedings accordingly done, and every thing I had down to that period. This journal bas taken from me. Some were for killing been received; and the subsiance of it, me, and some for preserving my life. which is highly interesting, the directors The next morning, early, the king sent have obtained leare from government to an army to a village called Boussa, near publish.
the river's side. There is before this In a former report, it was mentioned village a rock across the whole breadth that Governor Maxwell, who then conn. of the river. One part of the rock is manded at Senegal, bad sent a native very high: there is a large opening in Mohammedan, of the name of 152ac, that rock, in the form of a door, which (the same man who had accompanied is the only passage for the water to pass Mr. Park, as guide, to Sansanding,) through: the tide current is here very into the interior, in order to procure strong. The arny went and took pus. some correct account of his late. This session of the top of this opening. Mr. mau returned to Senegal after an ab- Park came there after the army had sence of about twenty months, and posted itself: he, nevertheless, alleinpred made a written report of his proceedings to pass. The people began to attack to Governor Maxwell. A translation of him, throwing lances, pikes, arrows, and this report has been forwarded by Go- stones. Mr. Park defended himself for vernor Maxwell to the Board, and it is a long time: two of his slaves, at the intended to publish the substance of it, stern of the canoe, were killed. They along with Mr. Park's journal. In the threw every thing they had in the canoe inean cime, they thought it right to into the river, and kept firing; but heing lay before the meeting an extract from overpowered by numbers and fatigue, that part of it which gives an account of and unable to keep up the canoe against the fate of Mr. Park.
the current, and no probability of esIsaac had accompanied Mr. Park, as capiny, Mr. Park took hold of one of his guide, as far as Sansandling, on the the white men, and jumped into the Niger. He then quitted him, after water. Martin did the same; and they baring procured another guide, of the were drowned in the stream in atterupt paine of Amadee-Fatuma, who agreed ing to escape. The only slave remainto accompany Mr. Park to the confines ing in the boat, seeing the natives persisc of Haoussa.
in throwing weapons at the canne, stood Isaac found this man at Sansanding, up and said to them, 'Stop throwing, and from him he received a detailed ac. now you see nothing in the canoe, and count of Mr. Park's proceedings from nobody but mysell; therefore cease. the time of his embarking, at Sansand- Take me and the canoe, but don't kill ing, on board a large schooner-rigged me.' They took possession of the canoe canoe, in which he had undertaken to and the man, and carried them to the navigate the Niger to its mouth, until king. the period of his parting with him, which "I was kept in irnos three months. was a day or two after they had reached The king thén released ine, and gave me the kingdom of Haoussa. The varrative a female slave. I immediately went to of Amadee-Fatouma then proceeds as the slave taken in the canne, who told follows:
me in what manner Mr. Park and all of “ Next day Mr. Park departed, and I then had died, and what I have related slept in the village (Yaour). Next morn. above."
The accounts received from the Gold tron of this society honoured with his Coast state, that the servants of the Af- presence; and the interview left a very rican Company had been directed to favourable impression of his mental and turn their attention to agriculture. It moral qualities on the mind of his royal appears, however, that the native pow. highness, and of all the directors who ate ers are at present in a state of war, which, tended. He gave a clear and encou. of course, must be very unfriendly to raging account of what he bad seen in agricultural pursuits. This war, it ought Africa, and suggested to the directors to be observed, is coincident with the many considerations which may eventu. revival of the Slave Trade under the Por. ally lead to important results. On these, tuguese flag on that part of the coast. however, the directors need not now ena
The Directors have long felt a strony ter. He left England in the month of persuasion of the capacity of the African September last, on his return to Sierra to fill the same place with the European Leone; from which place he intended to in civil society, provided the fair oppor- proceed to Massachussels, in America, tunities and advantages are afforded him where his family resides. of manifesting the native faculties of his It will be proper to acquaint the pub. mind. They have recently had a fresh lic that, in consequence of the liberal pronf exhibited to them, and to the offer made to the directors, by the Comworld, of the unreasonableness of those mittee of the Institution for promoting prejudices, which, trom viewing the Af- the British System of Education, to prom ricans only in a situation of bondage and vide with board and lodging two African degradation, have led to a contrary con- youths, who should be instructed at the closion. The fact to which they allude is, Royal Free School in the Borough, and the arriral in his country of Capt. Paul qualified to act as schoolmasters, in the Cuffee, an American black, in his own month of June last, two African youths, ship, the Traveller, navigated by himself, selected by Governor Columbine from and manned, with a single exception, by the slaves liberated by the Court of Vice. persons of his own colour, Captain Admiralty at Sierra Leone, arrived in Cuttee having been informed of the efforts this country, and were placed under Mr. which had been made in favour of his Lancaster's care. When they arrived, brethren in Africa, first by the Sierra they had not as yet received any instrucLone Company, and afterwards hy this tion; and they were even wholly ignorant Institution, was anxious to ascertain, by of the English language. Their progress, a personal view of Sierra Leone and its in the nine months they have been in inhabitants, and by personal intercourse England, has certainly been more rapid with the friends of Africa in this country, than could have been expected. They whether he laimself could in any way be- now not only converse in English, but come instrumental in promoting their ob. they have learned to read and write it jects. A licence was accordingly pro- intelligibly. cured for him, which permitted bin to To tulbi the benevolent objects of this take a cargo from America to Sierra Le Society during the past year cost only one, and a return cargo thence to Eng. 4511. a proof that Pope assumed no land. He arrived at Liverpool in the poetic licence when he described the month of July last. Soon after his arri- deeds of the Man of Ross, ral, he visited London; and such of the subscription of sixty guineas, or up. directors as had an opportunity of con- wards, at one time, constitutes a herediferring with him were inuch gratified by tary governor of this Institution.-Of bis general intelligence, the accuracy of thirty guineas at one time, a governor bis observations and statements, and the for life. Of three guineas annually, an apparent elevation of his principles. He annual governor. Of ten guineas at one was afterwards invited to attend a meet- time, a member for life.-- Of one guinea ing of the Committee of the Board, es- annually, an annual member. pecially called for the purpose of confer- The Board of Directors is chosen from ring with him ; which the illustrious pas among the governors.
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