Central Africa,1878

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Boden Thomson, Kirasa, Mpwapwa [later Dodoma region,Tanzania], Mukonduku (West Ugogu), Uyanguru (Urambo, Tabora region) and Ujiji [later Kigoma region, Tanzania] - wagon transport, expedition; travel with porters; tsetse fly; arrival at Ujiji near shores of Lake Tanganyika with Edward Hore and Walter Hutley

Edward Hore, Rudewa, Kirasa, Junnyo [Chunyo], Kwikuru and Ujiji - started with 240 carriers;

Arthur Dodgshun, Kirasa, Zanzibar, Bigilo, Mpwapwa, Mawara Ugogu, Kisarusaru (West Ugogu) and Ujiji - willing to settle at Urambo [later Tanzania, Tabora region]; death of John Boden Thomson

Walter Hutley, Mukonduku and Ujiji - failure of wagons

Elbert Clarke, Zanzibar

Boustead, Ridley & Co, Zanzibar

Dr J Kirk, Zanzibar

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for Central Africa Incoming Correspondence, 1876-1899 (list E1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note