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Volume I: Livingstone, 1862-1875

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Letters from Livingstone (all are addressed to Horace Waller, unless noted to the contrary):
  1. (fols. 1-6) is going to Johanna; misconduct of Portuguese. Shupanga, 7 Jul 1862
  2. (fols. 7-10) visit to Johanna. Kongone, 30 Jul 1862
  3. (fols. 11-12) they are to join Waller soon; sympathy in his "affliction". Above Mankokwe's, 26 Mar 1863
  4. (fols. 13-14) death of Thornton. 21 Apr 1863
  5. (fols. 15-18) will the Expedition be recalled? Cataracts, 24 Apr 1863
  6. (fols. 19-20) apologises for "saying some things to you which I ought not to have said". 28 Apr 1863
  7. (fols. 21-26) Kirk, C. Livingstone and others leaving. 28 Apr 1863
  8. (fols. 27-28) canoe has been brought up. Cataracts, 30 Apr 1863
  9. (fol. 29) he will expose the Governor [of Tete?] in the Cape papers. Cataracts, 1 May 1863
  10. (fols. 30-31) returns some books; Waller's pun. 30 May 1863
  11. (fols. 32-33) troubles with oxen. Cataracts, 2 Jun 1863
  12. (fol. 34) Seseho's hunting. Cataracts, 10 Jun 1863
  13. (fols. 35-36) loss of some numbers of All the Year Round belonging to Waller. Moambedyi, 14 Jun 1863
  14. (fols. 37-40) feels stronger. Cataracts, 3 Jul 1863
  15. (fols. 41-42) Morambala seems healthy. Cataracts, 5 Jul 1863
  16. (fols. 43-48) wishes Waller to induce some of the Ajawa in his district to act as porters for Livingstone's boat. 17 Jul 1863
  17. (fols. 49-50) the Ajawa have broken their contract, falsely alleging sickness. Above Tedzane, 6 Aug 1863
  18. (fols. 51-52) instructions as to wages to be paid to his porters. Malango, 8 Aug 1863
  19. (fols. 53-58) Bishop Tozer; conduct of Makololo; is he (Livingstone) to "go on the shelf"? Cataracts, 15 Aug 1863
  20. (fols. 59-60) morals of Johanna men. Murchison's Cataracts, 28 Nov 1863
  21. (fols. 61-66) Bishop Tozer. Murchison's Cataracts, 18 Dec 1863
  22. (fols. 67-68) authorises Young and Waller to receive some cases of beer consigned to him. Mozambique, 2 Apr 1864
  23. (fols. 69-70) messages for Miss Mackenzie and Mr. Halcombe. Hamilton, 4 Aug 1864
  24. (fols. 71-72) removal of U.M.C.A. headquarters to Zanzibar. Hamilton, 6 Aug 1864
  25. (fol. 73) negotiations with Admiralty for payment of sums due. INCOMPLETE. Hamilton, 29 Aug 1864
  26. (fols. 74-75) to? Financial negotiations with Thornton's brother. INCOMPLETE. Hamilton, 1 Sep 1864
  27. (fols. 76-77) preparation of his speech to the B.A. Hamilton, 6 Sep 1864
  28. (fols. 78-79) asks Waller to draw a head for exhibition during his speech. [Bath, 19 Sep 1864]
  29. (fols. 80-81) account of Speke's funeral. Clifton, 24 Sep 1864
  30. (fols. 82-83) photographs for Miss Watson. INCOMPLETE. Newstead, 1 Oct 1864
  31. (fols. 84-85) accounts for mules and transport in Africa. Newstead, 13 Oct 1864
  32. (fols. 86-87) further on same subject. Newstead, 31 Oct 1864
  33. (fols. 88-89) asks for some sketches which Waller had promised. Newstead, 8 Nov 1864
  34. (fols. 90-91) black boy in reformatory at Maida Hill. Newstead, 18 Nov 1864
  35. (fols. 92-93) his opinion of U.M.C.A. missionaries. Newstead, 23 Nov 1864
  36. (fols. 94-95) Waller's speech at Croydon; the U.M.C.A. Newstead, 8 Dec 1864
  37. (fols. 96-97) thinks it undesirable to attack Bishop Tozer. Newstead, 14 Dec 1864
  38. (fols. 98-99) presses Waller to come and stay. Newstead, 18 Dec 1864
  39. (fol. 100) To Kirk. Instructions for reaching Newstead. [Newstead, 24 Dec 1864]
  40. (fols. 101-102) arrangements for meeting Waller. Newstead, 28 Dec 1864
  41. (fols. 103-104) sorry Waller was unable to come to meeting. Newstead, 4 Jan 1865
  42. (fols. 105-106) article in Blackwood's Magazine; "Philethiopist". Newstead, 8 Jan 1865
  43. (fols. 107-108) asks for news of Waller's father's health. Newstead, 12 Jan 1865
  44. (fols. 109-110) translation of a phrase in an African language. Newstead, 24 Jan 1865
  45. (fols. 111-112) proof of The Zambesi and its Tributaries. Newstead, 25 Jan 1865
  46. (fols. 113-114) financial arrangements for his next expedition. Newstead, 3 Feb 1865
  47. (fols. 115-116) "O for Finis. Catch me at another book". Newstead, 7 Feb 1865
  48. (fols. 117-118) Portuguese attacks on him. INCOMPLETE. Newstead, 9 Feb 1865
  49. (fols. 119-120) proofs of his book. Newstead, 24 Feb 1865
  50. (fols. 121-122) alterations required in pictures. Newstead, 8 Mar 1865
  51. (fols. 123-124) article in Morning Post; is it true Waller is to be D.C.L. at Oxford? Newstead, 6 Apr 1865
  52. (fols. 125-126) condolences on his father's death. Newstead, 23 Apr 1865
  53. (fols. 127-128) has Waller kept a letter from Bishop Tozer? London, 2 May 1865
  54. (fols. 129-130) asks Waller to prepare a drawing for the cover of Livingstone's book. London, 11 May 1865
  55. (fols. 131-132) preparations for expedition. Hamilton, 1 Jun 1865
  56. (fols. 133-134) his mother failing; can he get Miss Coutts to contribute towards the cost of the expedition? Hamilton, 5 Jun 1865
  57. (fols. 135-136) hopes to go to Oxford and Cambridge shortly. Hamilton, 9 Jun 1865
  58. (fols. 137-138) death of his mother; visit to Oxford. Hamilton, 21 Jun 1865
  59. (fols. 139-140) thanks Waller for his condolences. Hamilton, 22 Jun 1865
  60. (fols. 141-142) accounts with U.M.C.A. and Thornton. Hamilton, 27 Jun 1865
  61. (fols. 143-144) arrived on 12th. London, 13 Jul 1865
  62. (fols. 145-146) PS at end of letter from Rajah Brooke to Livingstone dated 18 Jul 1865; Brooke may have spoken to Miss Coutts. no date
  63. (fols. 147-148) he is to meet Miss Coutts shortly. Newstead, 21 Jul 1865
  64. (fols. 149-150) accounts; asks Waller to do some business for him. London, 27 Jul 1865
  65. (fols. 151-154) has left his daughter in France; cholera at Marseilles and in Egypt. Near Alexandria, 26 Aug 1865
  66. (fols. 155-156) engagement of boys from Nassick school for his expedition. Bombay, 27 Sep 1865
  67. (fols. 157-160) prospects of establishing commercial enterprise in Africa. Bombay, 26 Oct 1865
  68. (fols. 161-162) Sunley's experiment at Johanna. Bombay, 15 Nov 1865
  69. (fols. 163-164) PS to letter to Waller from John Waikatani; Captain Fraser and the purchase of slaves. Bombay, 4 Dec 1865
  70. (fols. 165-166) comments on Waikatani's letter. Bombay, 2 Dec 1865
  71. (fols. 167-168) he sails for Africa on 2nd; meeting with Bishop Tozer. Bombay, 1 Jan 1866
  72. (fol. 169) forwards a note for Waller from one of the native boys. [Zanzibar, 1865]
  73. (fols. 170-171) description of country; Arab slave traders; results to be expected from U.M.C.A.'s education of freed slaves. Country of the Chipeta, 3 Nov 1866-1 Feb 1867
  74. (fol. 172) arrival at Ujiji. Ujiji, 23 Oct-3 Nov 1871
  75. (fols. 173-177) search for sources of Nile; proposal for bishopric in Madagascar; Kirk's conduct; thanks for boots etc.; slave trade in Manyema; asks Waller to call on Stanley in London and introduce him to Murchinson, Frere, etc. Ujiji, Nov 1871; Unyanyembe, 19 Feb 1872; Unyanyembe, 8 Mar 1872
  76. (fols. 178-181) erosion of shores of Lake; complaints of R.G.S. for not publishing his observations; Kirk's conduct; plans for his return to London; Sir Samuel Baker. East of Lake Tanganyika, 2 Sep 1872
Undated letters and fragments:
  1. (fol. 182) he has written to Thornton's brother. [1863]
  2. (fol. 183) regarding ticket to Bath for meeting of B.A. [1864]
  3. (fols. 184-198) eight undated letters. Newstead, between Sep 1864 and May 1865
  4. (fol. 199) payments to Thornton's brother. [Jun 1865]
  5. (fols. 200-210) miscellaneous sheets and scraps of paper (number 205 addressed to Kirk)
  6. (fols. 211-214) four envelopes addressed in Livingstone's handwriting
  7. (fol. 215) copy of letter from Livingstone to the captain of a naval ship in the Mozambique Channel asking him to send provisions to Quilimane for the expedition. Murchison's Cataracts, 28 Apr 1863
  8. (fols. 216-218) copy of part of number 53. Cataracts, 15 Aug 1863
Letters from Waller to Livingstone:
  1. (fols. 219-222) glad to hear news of Livingstone again; the slave trade. Chatham, 25 Oct 1869
  2. (fols. 223-224) meeting of R.G.S. to hear Livingstone's letters read; he should call public attention in England to slave trade on east coast of Africa. Chatham, 24 Nov 1869
  3. (fols. 225-226) Franco-Prussian War; massacre at Linyanti. Chatham, 2 Aug 1870
  4. (fols. 227-246) Waller's meeting with Stanley; remarks on Stanley's behaviour in England. (Page 17 missing). Leytonstone, 12 Aug 1872
  5. (fols. 247-252) sent by Lieutenant Grundy; Stanley's attacks on Kirk; the treatment of freed slaves; new bishop of Madagascar. Leytonstone, 25 Nov 1872
  6. (fols. 253-256) Frere's mission; Kirk's conduct over Livingstone's supplies. Leytonstone, 17 Feb 1873
  7. (fols. 257-258) popular attitude to Frere mission; Père Horner and Kirk. Leytonstone, 6 Jun 1873
  8. (fols. 259-260) results of Baker's work in the Sudan; the slave trade. Leytonstone, 23 Oct 1873
Letters from Sir Thomas Maclear, Astronomer Royal at the Cape (all are addressed to Livingstone except the last, which is to Waller):
  1. (fols. 261-262) stop watch to be sent to Livingstone; news of colleagues at Observatory. Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 18 Jun 1866
  2. (fols. 263-264) health of his colleagues; Cape politics. Observatory, 9 Oct 1866
  3. (fols. 265-267) from W. Mann, Mrs. Mann and Maclear. Finished results of Livingstone's observations; Maclear and Mann have both retired. Cape of Good Hope, 7 Feb 1873
  4. (fols. 268-269) history of the stop watch, copy of Maclear's letter to Kirk regarding it. Mowbray, Cape of Good Hope, 8 Feb 1873
  5. (fols. 270-271) encloses observations of Sir Samuel Baker on the unity of Lakes Albert Nyanza and Tanganyika. Mowbray, 8 Oct 1873
  6. (fol. 272) congratulates Waller on his editing of Livingstone's Last Journals; extracts from Livingstone's letters to him and remarks on Livingstone's routes; letters received by him from Livingstone. Mowbray, 31 Jan 1875

Dates

  • 1862-1875

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

MSS. Afr. s. 16/1

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