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Beamish-Sinclair Tanganyika Papers 1930-1932

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Identifier: SC MS 0211
Abstract This is an interesting collection of correspondence expounding the British political and economic attitudes toward its African colonies in the early 1930s through the opinions expressed by H. H. Beamish to his various correspondents. The Sinclair family was quite prominent in Tanganyika at the time and wanted a close alliance with Kenya in promoting the coffee trade and in dealing with the “native question in East Africa.” Both Tanganyika and Kenya as British colonies shared the coffee...
Dates: 1930 to 1932

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  • Names: Cameron, Sir Donald, 1872-1948 X