Letters from Rowland Daniel, to his mother and sisters, written on voyage to Cape Town, Africa, and on arrival in Mafeking to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment (1898). Also, letters from Rowland Daniel (and some from his wife Clare) as Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown (1906). Photocopies.
Letters from Rowland and Clare Daniel (photocopies)
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.s.2015
- Dates of Creation1898, 1906
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 box
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Administrative / Biographical History
Rowland Daniel travelled to Africa in the late 19th century to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment. He later held the posts of Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1187 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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