South Africa,1848

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Crombie Brown, Cape Town

H C Rutherford, Cape Town

Saul Solomon, Cape Town

William Elliott, Cape Town

James Cameron, Cape Town

James Read, Philipton - Kat River troubles over-ruled by Sir Harry Smith [Cape governor]'s settlement with Xhosa; ordination of S N De Kock

Richard Birt, Fort Beaufort

Theophilus Atkinson - Caledon and Claremont, Cape Town

Thomas Philip, Hankey - death of Henry Helm; ordination of Bartholomew Anderson

James Read (junior), Grahamstown

George Barker, Paarl

joint letter from J Mathew and H Merrington, Cape Town

John Philip, Hankey

John Locke, Grahamstown

N H Smith, Blinkwater

Joseph Gill, Cape Town

David Monro - death of John Monro

Daniel Helm, Caledon - death of his father, Henry Helm

R Turner - gift to LMS

Robert Taylor, Theopolis - breaking up station and moving to Cradock

William Passmore, Port Elizabeth

Joseph Gill, Cape Town

Henry Calderwood, Alice

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth

William Anderson, Pacaltsdorp - ordinations of his son Benjamin and of Daniel Helm

Frederick Gottlob Kayser, Knapps Hope - needs help of his son Henry Kayser

Robert Taylor, Cradock

L A G Merrington, Cape Town

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