Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Mrs Moffatt [née Mary Smith], Backhouse [Douglas] - news of husband Robert Moffat and of Livingston [David Livingstone]

Holloway Helmore, Likatlong [Likhatlong/Lekatlong] - the improvement a mission station brings

William Ross, Griquatown - itinerating

church, Philippolis - resolution to be self-supporting

Edward Solomon, Philippolis - going to Cape Town

William Ashton, Cape Town

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - his work and teaching

Robert Moffat, Kuruman - journey journal; epidemic among oxen; annual report

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

Detailed lists for incoming correspondence from Southern Africa, 1797-1899 (lists E6 & E7), are available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Includes detailed precis of letters up to 1866.

Archivist's Note