Granville Town

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History Of Sierra Leone - 1600-1787 - Freetown Colony 1792-1800
... The Nova Scotians were to build Freetown on the former site of the first Granville Town which had become a "jungle" since its destruction in 1789 ... Though they built Freetown on Granville Town's former site, their settlement was not a rebirth of Granville Town, which had been re-established at Fourah ... The land was dedicated and christened 'Free Town' according to the instructions of the Sierra Leone Company Directors ...
History - Freetown Colony 1792–1808
... build Freetown on the former site of the first Granville Town which had become a "jungle" since its destruction in 1789 ... Though they built Freetown on Granville Town's former site, their settlement was not a rebirth of Granville Town, which had been re-established at Fourah Bay in 1791 by the remaining Old Settlers ... The land was dedicated and christened 'Free Town' according to the instructions of the Sierra Leone Company Directors ...
Sierra Leone Creole People - History - Black Poor and Province of Freedom 1787-1789
... known as the "Province of Freedom" and their settlement was called "Granville Town"' after the English abolitionist Granville Sharp ... He threatened to destroy Granville Town ... The Temne ransacked Granville Town and took some Black Poor into slavery, while others became slave traders ...

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