South Africa,1813

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Christian Albrecht, Henry Schmelen, Leonhardt Ebner and Henry Helm - extracts from Kamies mountains mission reports (in Dutch and English); farming

John Campbell, Cape Town, Bethelsdorp and Clear Water [Klaarwater/Griquatown/Griekwastad] - journey to border of Caffreland to select site for new station; commends Bethelsdorp as final training institution for South Africa missionaries

Soldiers at Cape of Good Hope

George Thom, Cape Town

Christian Albrecht and Henry Schmelen, Kamies mountains

Michael Wimmer, Bethelsdorp

James Read, Bethelsdorp, Snow Mountains Graaff-Reinet and Clear Water [Klaar Water/Griquatown/Griekwastad] - journey through South African mission

William Corner, Bethelsdorp

Leonhardt Ebner, Honingberg [Porterville, Tulbagh]

Arie Vos, Tulbagh - catechising slaves

Captain J G Cuyler, Uitenhage (in Dutch)

George Burder - request to government that George Thom be permitted to reside and preach in Cape Town, using printing press there

D Denysen (Fiscal), Cape Town to J G Cuyler

H F Mellet (South African Society)

report for Klaarwater [Clear Water] by Lambert Janz and William Anderson

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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