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Title Administration of Tropical Colonies
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date Jan 1906
Document Type Report
Library The National Archives
Reference CO 879/88/12
Region Africa
Names Sir Frederick Lugard, Sir Charles Bruce, Alfred Lyttleton
Places Tropics, Nigeria, Lagos
Topics government papers, Colonial Office, colonial government, proposals for the improvement of governance in Nigeria, contents, 1 - Letter form Sir F. Lugard, High Commissioner of Northern Nigeria, 11 July 1905 (pp3-26), 2 - minute by the secretary of state (Mr Lyttleton), 25 September 1905 (p27), 3 - draft notice for the newspapers (pp28-29), 4 - article from 'The Times', 5 December 1905: "Administrative reform in the Tropical colonies" (pp29-32), 5 – letter from Sir Charles Bruce (pp32-35), 6 – memorandum on the work of the Scientific and Technical Department of the Imperial Institute and a scheme for enlarging it and placing it on a permanent footing (pp35-40), 7 – memorandum on the need for a Scientific and Technical Department to assist in the development of the Tropical dependencies (pp40-42), revenue from Nigeria (pp3-5), amalgamation of administration in Nigeria (pp4-6), tax to cover expenditure (p7), religion, Islam, Mohammedanism (p19), trade, dependence on Tropical commodities (p20), development of resources (pp35-37), health and disease, effect of the Tropical climate on British (pp27, 29)
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