South Africa,1866

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Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Brownlee, King Williams Town

J B Roth, Ebenezer chapel, Cape Town

Bartholomew Anderson, Oudtshoorn

Edward Solomon, Bedford - visit to 'No-mans Land' of the Griquas; death of Mrs Ross [née Fanny Hockley]

A van Rooyen, Tidmanton (near Fort Beaufort)

William Dower, Pacaltsdorp and Hopedale - taken over Matjesfontein

William Thompson, Cape Town - started preparation for students; enclosed letter from James Cameron (Madagascar) re French protestants' work; forwards papers from William Sykes and Thomas Thomas and letter from Shand re Arie Vos; death of John McLeod; suggests formation of district committees

William Murray, Hackney - death of Mrs Murray [née Annie Elliott]; some children gone to heathen rites

John McLeod, Kruisfontein

Henry Kayser, Knapps Hope, Southend [Essex, UK] and London

Reinhold Gregorowski, Somerset [Somerset East] - seeks LMS help to relieve distress in his district; privation, but great religious awakening

deacons and church members, Knapps Hope

Henry Williamson, Cape Town

Wilberforce Buxton Philip, Queenstown

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth

Memke Maputu, M Kekele Nkayi, Masingaka Gawe and Jack Inbad, King William's Town

Theophilus Atkinson, Pacaltsdorp

Nicholas Smit, Graham's Town - [Grahamstown]

Charles Williams, Cape Town and Kruisfontein

Joseph Kitchingman, Graaff-Reinet

Frederick Kolbe, Paarl

T E Robinson, Hankey

Thomas Merrington, Bethelsdorp

Richard Birt, Peelton - Hugh Owen's resignation

Thomas Brockway, Peelton

memoir of John McLeod

minutes of special committees held at Peelton and Hankey on William Thompson's visit, with correspondence

minutes of special committees held at Pacaltsdorp on William Thompson's visit

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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