Matabeleland,1863

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Mackenzie, Bamangwato [Central District of Botswana] and by Mahalapye river - invasion by Matabele; journey to Matabele [Matabeleland], impression of mission and his reception by Moselekatse [Mzilikazi]

William Sykes, Inyati [Nyathi] - education; Moselekatse let him preach in court yard

John Moffat, Inyati - no advance yet in mission

Thomas Thomas, Inyati - difficulty of establishing school in Inyati

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for incoming correspondence from Matabeleland, 1835-1899 (list E4) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Includes detailed precis of letters up to 1866.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued