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Small Collection 49 [February 22, 1996]
Moffat, Robert; 1795-1883
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Missionary; born in Scotland, 1795; pioneer missionary in South Africa; sent to South Africa by the London Missionary Society, 1816; completed translation of New Testament (1840) and Old Testament (1857) into Bechuana language; father-in-law of David Livingstone; died 1883.
Scope and Content
Letter, autograph and print. Letter (1871) to Mr. Bergne regarding the slow proceedings of Bergne's committee and Moffat's great expenses while working on his translation of the Old Testament. Print is of Moffat.
The materials for this collection were received by the Center in January and April 1980 from
John Wilson of Oxon, England.