James Africanus Beale Horton – ‘West African Countries and Peoples: British and Native, with the Requirements Necessary for Establishing that Self Government Recommended by the Committee of the House of Commons, 1865: and a Vindication of the African Race’

Primary source material reproduced from James Africanus Beale Horton, West African Countries and Peoples: British and Native, with the Requirements Necessary for Establishing that Self Government Recommended by the Committee of the House of Commons, 1865: and a Vindication of the African Race, pp. 31-32, 40-46, 60-61.

Jesse Ewing Glasgow Jr.

Jesse Ewing Glasgow Jr. was an exceptional intellectual who attended the University of Edinburgh 1858-60. Glasgow was also a member of the Banneker Institute.

Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy

Elijah McCoy trained as an engineer through an apprenticeship in Edinburgh. He went onto patent over 60 of his inventions.

Wong Fun

WongFun

Dr Wong Fun became the first Western trained doctor in China after studying in Edinburgh in the 1850s.

Jean Baptiste Philip – An Address to the Right Hon. Earl Bathurst

Primary source material reproduced from Jean Baptiste Philip, An Address to the Right Hon. Earl Bathurst, His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies, Relative to the Claims which the Coloured Population of Trinidad have to the Same Civil and Political Privileges with their White Fellow-Subjects: By a Free Mulatto of the Island (London, 1824), pp.214-219.