Bechuanaland,1853

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - death of Andries Waterboer and succession of his son; report on African teacher given name John Campbell; report of Griquatown work

William Ashton, Kuruman

Holloway Helmore, Likatlong [Likhatlong/Lekatlong] - missionaries' letter re proclamation of Andries Pretorius and memorial to Sir George Russell Clark [Sir George Russell Clerk]

William Ross, Griquatown - encouraging itineration

Walter Inglis, Philippolis

Edward Solomon, Philippolis - (with others) address from fellow-missionaries to Walter Inglis on his recall

Robert Moffat, Kuruman - first half of Old Testament ready for binding; report of station and work;

Rogers Edwards, Philippolis

correspondence between Cape governor and Arie Van Rooyen re chapel at Tidmanton (near Fort Beaufort); letter re Orange River Sovereignty; remarks on Pamphlet re Griqua case

Conditions Governing Access

Open

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

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