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Small Collection 49 - Ephemera of Robert Moffat

Small Collection 49 [February 22, 1996]

Moffat, Robert; 1795-1883

Ephemera; 1871-1878

1 Folder

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biography

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.

Provenance

The materials for this collection were received by the Center in January and April 1980 from John Wilson of Oxon, England.


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