Fonds A117 - Thomas Morgan Thomas, Diary

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Thomas Morgan Thomas, Diary


  • 20 September 1874 - 5 November 1883 (Creation)

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Holograph volume, 133 pages

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Missionary at the London Missionary Society in Rhodesia

Describes his missionary work at Shiloh in Matabeleland and contains many references to Chief Lobengula. Includes copies of letter from Lobengula to the British Resident, Pretoria, 30 Mar. 1882 and to Commandant-General, Transvaal Republic, 21 Apr. 1882, together with a copy of the treaty between Lobengula and Hugh Dobbie, Daniel and William Francis and Samuel Dodds, ceding right to explore for gold, 2 Sep. 1881. Also copies of reviews of his Eleven years in Central South Africa, London, 1872.

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