Ghana and Togo under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1843-1957

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11 volumes in Ghana and Togo under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1843-1957

Administration, 1846-1956

Until the 1890s, most of the information relating to the various government departments was incorporated into the Governor's Annual Report for submission to Parliament, a series which stemmed from the recommendations of the 1845 House of Commons' Select Committee on Colonial Accounts. The first Annual Report for the Gold Coast...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73211A
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Finance, 1895-1956

Dependencies were expected to be self-supporting, albeit accountable to and under the supervision of the Colonial Office. The Audit, Estimates and other financial reports provide a wealth of information on the sources of revenue and allocation of resources by and within the Colonial Government. The Treasurer's Report was superseded by...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73211B
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Judicial and Police, 1895-1956

The maintenance of 'law and order' was regarded by the British colonial government as one of its principal functions. These reports cover the Judiciary, Police and Prisons. See also Reports on the Gold Coast Volunteer Riflemen, 1895-1907 under 'Miscellaneous'.

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73211C
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Natural Resources, 1889-1957

While the Gold Coast had a significant mining sector, agriculture remained the mainstay of the export economy, as well as the basis of the domestic economy. In terms of export volume and value, the most important export of the Gold Coast was cocoa. The agriculture sub-section is prefaced by a...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73211D
  • Keyword:  african politics government
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