South Africa,1863

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Philip, Grootfontein and Hankey - need for educated missionary with medical knowledge

William Thompson, Cape Town - notes on committee minutes; John Crombie Brown now at Cape as Colonial Botanist; James Cameron returning to Madagascar; death of Thomas Hood; changes in Madagascar; ordination of Samuel Elliott

John Brownlee, King Williams Town

Frederick Kolbe, Paarl

James Cameron, Cape Town

Daniel Helm, Zuurbraak

James Read (junior), Philipton and Hackney - opened new school at Eardley

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Thomas Merrington, Bethelsdorp

Joseph Williams, Port Elizabeth

Richard Birt, Peelton

Robert Johnston (secretary, Eastern Branch, Evangelical Voluntary Union of South Africa), Grahamstown

Thomas Brockway, Peelton - suggests appointing a teacher to work with him at Peelton

Thomas Paterson, Uitenhage

George Yarnold Jeffreys, D'Urban [Durban] - king of Madagascar killed

James Cameron, Cape Town

Theophilus Atkinson, Pacaltsdorp - Thomas Hood's life and death

Henry Kayser, King Williams Town - re man teacher for station

church members, Philipton

Samuel Elliott, Dysselsdorp - takes charge of Hopedale

Reports from the following for their respective stations:-

Frederick Gottlob Kayser and Frederick G G Kayser, Knapps Hope

Samuel Elliott, Dysseldorp

Richard Birt and Thomas Brockway, Peelton

Daniel Helm, Zuurbraak

Theophilus Atkinson, Pacaltsdorp

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth

Reinhold Gregorowski, Somerset [Somerset East]

Thomas Paterson, Uitenhage

Robert Taylor, Cradock

Conditions Governing Access


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