Moffat's children stayed with the Sturges in England. Includes description of hardship of life in South Africa; failure of Makololo Mission, and the future of Robert Price, one of the survivors; quotes comment by David Livingstone; and work on Sechuana New Testament.
Photocopy of letter from Robert Moffat whilst at Kuruman to Thomas Sturge, Northfleet, England
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 380586
- Dates of Creation22 June 1861
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 pp.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Moffat was a missionary appointed to South Africa by the London Missionary Society in 1816, retiring in 1870. He was also the father-in-law of David Livingstone.
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Presented by Kathleen Cann, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Cambridge University. Original at Cambridge University Library [Add.Ms.8330 3/2/10]