Small Collection 049 Ephemera of Robert Moffat
Scope and Contents
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.
- Created: 1871-1878
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
Biographical or Historical Information
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.
Accruals and Additions
The materials in this collection were given to the the Billy Graham Center Archives in January and April 1980 from John Wilson of Oxon, England.
- Small Collection 049 Ephemera of Robert Moffat
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