South Africa,1857

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

J C Silberbaur, Cape Town

Thomas Philip, Hankey

newspaper cutting - ordination of John Read [John Vanderkemp Read], Hankey -

James Read (junior), Hankey and Philipton

Richard Birt, Port Elizabeth

Thomas Paterson, Uitenhage

William Thompson, Cape Town - reports; mission churches not yet able to stand alone; death of Mrs [Arie] Vos

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Robert Taylor, Cradock - death of Mrs Monro; report and schedules

Wilberforce Buxton Philip, Kruisfontein - accepted call to Philippolis

Thomas Hood, Hope Dale [Hopedale]

Reinhold Gregorowski, Somerset [Somerset East] - success of self-support at his station

H C Rutherford, Cape Town

deacons of Union Chapel, Cape Town

Joseph Kitchingman, Graaff-Reinet

G Hurford, report of the Graaff-Reinet auxiliary society

Reports from the following on their respective stations:-

Daniel Helm, Zuurbraak

John Read [John Vanderkemp Read], Rutherford

James Read (junior), Philipton

John Read [John Vanderkemp Read], Oxkraal

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth

James Kitchingman, Graaff-Reinet

Thomas Hood, Hope Dale [Hopedale] -

Reinhold Gregorowski, Somerset [Somerset East]

John Brownlee, King Williams Town

Frederick Gottlob Kayser, Knapps Hope

Henry Kayser, Peelton

Thomas Philip, Hankey

Wilberforce Buxton Philip, Kruisfontein

Robert Taylor, Cradock

Nicholas Smit, Graham's Town

Theophilus Atkinson, Pacaltsdorp

Frederick Kolbe, Paarl

4 sketches of Africans by James Read for magazines

Access Information


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