Kalabatla. Fifty Folk Lore Tales of South Africa, by Edwin Lloyd

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Unpublished typescript, composed by Rev Edwin Lloyd in Johannesburg. Inscription inside reads 'Dedicated to my Grandchildren - Arthur, Lenora and Freddie'. Includes annotations and corrections. Note: pp 80 & 81 missing.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edwin Lloyd (1856-1932) served as a missionary with the London Missionary Society in Southern Africa between 1884 and 1914. He served in the Shoshong and Kanye areas and performed work mainly of an evangelistic nature, working with local tribes and spending time on educational work. He employed his language skills in interpreting for the three chiefs from Bechuanaland on their visit to England, revising the Sechwana scriptures and compsing hymns in the Sechwana language.

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Incoming letters from Rev Lloyd to the LMS Directors can be found in the CWM archives. A copy of Lloyd's publication, 'Three great African chiefs : Khame, Sebele and Bathoeng', is held in the CWM Library.