South Africa,1823

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Cornelius Kramer, Bosjeveld [Tulbagh](in Dutch, with English explanation)

William Anderson, Pacaltsdorp - interview with Lord Charles Somerset [Cape governor]; annual report

Arie Vos, Tulbagh (Dutch, with translation)

Robert Moffat, Lattakoo and Griquatown [Griekwastad]

John Philip, Cape Town - safety of missionaries during raid and fighting; formation of auxiliary missionary society of LMS in Cape Town

Christopher Sass, Campbell

Robert Hamilton, Lattakoo

Ann Hamilton, Lattakoo

Louisa Rose, Cape Town

James Archbell [Wesleyan Methodist missionary], Little Fountain [Reed Fountain]

John Messer, Hankey [Humansdorp, Eastern Cape]

John Melvill, Griquatown [Griekwastad]

Bastiaan Tromp, Stellenbosch

Henry Helm, Griquatown

Evan Evans, Paarl

Government commission of inquiry, Cape Town requesting particulars of people at Pacaltsdorp 1810-23; William Anderson's returns incomplete because some records lost

Adam Robson, Cape Town

report of Paarl Missionary Society for 1823

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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