South Africa,1862

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Read (junior), Philipton

Richard Birt, Peelton - Thomas Brockway ordained; erection of mill

Thomas Philip, Hankey -

Thomas Merrington, Bethelsdorp

Samuel Elliott, Rondebosch [now a suburb of Cape Town] - to be minister at Dysseldorp [Dysaldorp]; requests to become LMS missionary

William Thompson, Cape Town - missionaries for Madagascar; lithographic press; enclosed appeal for food and medicine; drought made Cape Colony very poor

Bartholomew Anderson, Oudtshoorn

Thomas Brockway, Peelton - suggests sending an African to Britain for school education and possibly train for the ministry; others to be trained for ministry by him

joint letter from Frederick Gottlob Kayser and Frederick G G Kayser, Knapps Hope

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

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Antony Peiterward, King William's Town - complaint of injustice sent to Sir George Henry Grey [Cape governor]

Reports from the following for their respective stations:-

James Read (junior), Philipton

Samuel Elliott, Dysseldorp

Theophilus Atkinson, Pacaltsdorp

Reinhold Gregorowski, Somerset [Somerset East]

Nicholas Smit, Graham's Town

Daniel Helm, Zuurbraak

Rogers Edwards, Port Elizabeth

Adam Robson, Port Elizabeth

Thomas Paterson, Uitenhage

Thomas Philip, Hankey

Robert Taylor, Cradock

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