South Africa,1836

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Frederick Gottlob Kayser, Theopolis and Knapps Hope

Peter Wright, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - part journal of itinerancy

John Munro, Grahamstown - population increased, chapel enlarged; thinking of building schoolroom; illustrations of superstition; annual report

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth - annual report

John Messer, Uitenhage - annual report

John Brownlee, Somerset [Somerset East] and Qua kwebe

James Read, Bethelsdorp

William Anderson, Pacaltsdorp - annual report

John Philip, Cape Town

Joseph Freeman, Cape Town

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown - taung; journal extract

R Kitching, Cape Town - printer, moved from Madagascar

James Cameron, Cape Town - no chance of staying at Madagascar; Bible is there, translated though missionaries driven out

George Chick, Bethelsdorp - willing to return to Madagascar if called

Henry Schmelen, Komaggas

Jane Philip, Cape Town - half-yearly accounts

William Elliott, Paarl - annual report

Theophilus Atkinson, Philippolis

Arie Vos, Tulbagh (in Dutch and English)

Christopher Sass, Theopolis

George Barker, Theopolis - Kat River annual report

Thomas Edwards, Theopolis - annual report and schedule

James Kitchingman, Bethelsdorp - annual report

Albert Van Lingen, Graaff-Reinet - annual report

joint annual report by Peter Wright and Isaac Hughes, Griquatown

Henry Helm, Caledon - annual report for Caledon Institution

Port Elizabeth

schedules from Tulbagh, Port Elizabeth, Komaggas Bethelsdorp, Theopolis and Paarl giving statistics for 1836

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