“A Map of the Slave Coast Comprehended between the River Volta and Benin with Cape Lagos”

Robert Norris. From Memoirs of the Reign of Bossa Ahádee, King of Dahomy, an Inland Country of Guiney. To Which Are Added, the Author's Journey to Abomey, the Capital; and a Short Account of the African Slave Trade, 1789.

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Robert Norris was a slave trader who operated in the West African kingdom of Dahomey. He included this map of the West African coast in his pro-slavery political history of the kingdom.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title A Map of the Slave Coast Comprehended between the River Volta and Benin with Cape Lagos
Short Title Map of the Slave Coast, 1789
Book Title Memoirs of the Reign of Bossa Ahádee, King of Dahomy, an Inland Country of Guiney. To Which Are Added, the Author's Journey to Abomey, the Capital; and a Short Account of the African Slave Trade
Place of Publication London
Publisher W. Lowndes
Creator Robert Norris
Publication Date 1789
Call Number F 765 .634
Location General Collections 2nd floor