Bechuanaland,1856

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Ashton, Kuruman - need of types for printing 2nd volume of Old Testament; threats of boer warfare on tribes

Edward Solomon, Philippolis - church able to pay its expenses this year; annual report shows self-support successful

Holloway Helmore, Likatlong [Likhatlong/Lekatlong] - tells of journey round mission stations

William Ross, Griquatown - report

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - wishes government grant for schools; annual report; out-stations and travelling

Robert Moffat, Kuruman - annual report; African teacher at Bangwaketse

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