Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Edward Solomon, Philippolis - report; missionaries vote for Walter Inglis; matters between Adam Kok, the Cape governor and Transvaal boers

Holloway Helmore, Likatlong [Likhatlong/Lekatlong] - committee resolution

Robert Moffat, Kuruman and Molopo river [border with modern Botswana - African teachers and their work; Mr Livingston [David Livingstone] seeking way to West via Benguela; journal of tour to North

William Ashton, Kuruman - difficulties under boer administration

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - requests steam engine pump for irrigation

William Ross, Griquatown - itineration at taung etc; general report

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