Bechuanaland,1838

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Robert Moffat, Robert Hamilton and Rogers Edwards, Lattakoo - joint half-yearly report; printing spelling books; New Testament to be printed at Cape; dissensions with Griqua missionaries and chief; Andries Waterboer's position

Robert Moffat, Kuruman - list of subscribers, church nearly finished

Robert Hamilton, Lattakoo - Ann Hamilton's need for money; thanks for help given her; new church opened, 800 present; deaths from rampant measles; case of witchcraft

Rogers Edwards, Kuruman - Sechuana language being printed imperfectly; troubles with Griquas

Conditions Governing Access

Open

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

Catalogued