Two journals of John Schmelen, Bethany, 1815 - 1816

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Two journals of John Schmelen, January - December 1815 and January - April 1816, describing the beginning of a new station at Bethany (formerly Klip Fountain) in Namaqualand, and recording his conversations with the local people about the gospel. The second journal is incomplete. Note: see J Schmelen journal of April - June 1814, (CWM South Africa Journals, File 45) as printed in LMS Transactions, Vol 4 p 327.

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CWM South Africa Journals FBN 34

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