Bechuanaland,1842

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Ross, Kuruman - Holloway Helmore at Mathibe's village

Robert Hamilton, Lattakoo - Livingstone itinerating

Holloway Helmore, Lekatlong/Likhatlong and Borigelong [Harts valley] - his move from Likhatlong

John Philip, Philippolis

Gottlob Schreiner, Philippolis

Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad] - itinerating

joint letters from Robert Hamilton and Rogers Edwards, Kuruman - outbreak of slealing and fighting between tribes; work described; New Testaments in Sechuana [Tsetswana] arrived

Peter Wright, Philippolis

Rogers Edwards, Kuruman - mission work at Tauns difficult

joint letter from and Isaac Hughes, Griquatown [Griekwastad]

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