Bechuanaland,1845

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Ross, Kuruman and Taung - itinerating; minutes of District Committee meeting; Native Agency

Isaac Hughes, Colesberg - death of his wife [née Elizabeth Jones]; itinerating on Vaal River when war broke out between boers and Griquas

Rogers Edwards, Mabotsa [near modern Polokwane/Pietersburg] - David Livingstone ill after lion accident

Edward Solomon, Griquatown [Griekwastad]

Robert Moffat, Kuruman - description of 2 itinerating journeys; illustration of his church work

Robert Hamilton, Kuruman

William Ashton, Kuruman - school work and Bible classes

Walter Inglis, Kuruman - work among Bakhurutsetse

joint letter from Isaac Hughes and Edward Solomon, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - short report for year; Vaal River water scheme

Holloway Helmore, Lekatlong/Likhatlong - report of his work

joint annual report of station by Robert Hamilton, Robert Moffat and William Ashton, Kuruman

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