Typescript copy or draft of an article by Eve Palmer, Journey to Pretoria in 1878: Diary of Mrs. Bousfield, wife of the City's first bishop.
Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2268
- Dates of Creationc1975
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description14 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Mrs. Bousfield was wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, first Bishop of Pretoria. Henry Bousfield (1832-1902) graduated M.A. at Caius College, Cambridge, held the living at Foxcott, near Andover, and the position of Rural Dean, 1872-1878. In 1878 he sailed to Cape Colony, where he established the Anglican See of Pretoria.
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