Matabeleland,1889

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Allan Elliott, Inyati - met Lobengula over concession, strong feeling against Europeans

William Ashton, Barkly West - re Lobengula's concession

David Carnegie (secretary), Hope Fountain - re concession for gold-digging; journey to East boundary of Lobengula's country; district committee minutes

Charles Helm, Hope Fountain

Bowen Rees, 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