South Africa,1821

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Arie Vos, Tulbagh - report for 1820 (English and Dutch)

George Barker, Bethelsdorp - death of Johan Ullbricht [John Ullbright] at Theopolis [Bathurst]

James Read, Cape Town

Henry Helm, Griquatown [Griekwastad]

Robert Hamilton, Lattakoo [Kuruman] - to Landdrost Stokenstrom, postscript from Abraham Faure

John Philip, Cape Town

John Messer, Pacaltsdorp

Captain J W Roberts, St Helena

Robert Moffat, Lattakoo [Kuruman] - sent box of curios for William Roby, Manchester

Mrs Moffat [née Mary Smith], Lattakoo [Kuruman]

John Melvill [then an agent of the colonial government], Cape Town - publications too boastful about South African mission; one blind convert at Lattakoo; but missionaries working hard

Evan Evans, Paarl

Christopher Sass, Campbell

first annual report of Paarl Missionary Society

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