Vellum bound volume. Originally an account book, the volume contains published articles and letters on the troubles in Griqualand West [South Africa]. Pasted inside are articles by Rev John Mackenzie [LMS missionary who served at Kuruman and Shoshung among the Tswana peoples], letters by Rev John Brown [LMS missionary at Kuruman], letters by a Special Correspondent and a printed copy of a letter from Mankuruane Mo'chobangoe, the Paramount Chief of the Batlapins, all of which were published in the Cape Argus newspaper. Also printed copy of a letter from Rev A. J. Wookey [LMS missionary in Central and South Africa and scholar on the Secwana scriptures] to Dr Mullens [Foreign Secretary of the LMS], 27 August 1878.
Disturbances in Griqualand West - 1878 - Letters &c by Revds. Brown, Wookey, Mackenzie, and Special Cort.[Correspondent] and article in the "Argus". Letter by Mankaroane, 24th May 1882
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- ReferenceGB 102 CWML MSS/113
- Former ReferenceGB 102 CWML H7.12
- Dates of Creation1878-1882
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Mackenzie (1835-1899) served with the London Missionary Society in Southern Africa between 1858 and 1884. John Tom Brown (1860-1925) served in Southern Africa between 1885 and 1925. Alfred John Wookey (1847-1917) served in Southern Africa between 1870 and 1917 (with some time in Central Africa, 1880-1882).
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