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Volume III: Miscellaneous, 1859-1893

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All letters etc. are addressed to Waller, unless otherwise noted.

Letter from Waller and from Gerald Waller:
  1. (fols. 1-8) Waller to his parents. He is now homeward bound, description of journey so far. Mozambique, 26 Feb 1864
  2. (fols. 9-33) Gerald Waller to [Horace Waller?]. Lacks page 1 and all after page 24. Description of voyage from Zanzibar to Mozambique via Majunga and back
Letters from Sir John Kirk:
  1. (fols. 34-35) Livingstone's illness. [Chibisa's?], 7 May 1863
  2. (fols. 36-37) botanical specimens for Mr. Lee; the U.M.C.A. Zanzibar, 4 Jul 1868
  3. (fols. 38-39) murder of Shergold Smith; Roger Price and the tsetse fly. Zanzibar, 3 Mar 1878
  4. (fols. 40-49) Mackinnon concession, gift by Government to the Sultan of Zanzibar; H. M. Stanley. Zanzibar, 5 Mar 1878
  5. (fols. 50-51) no one could have done more towards securing the concession than Gerald Waller, the delay fatal to it. Zanzibar, 31 May 1878
  6. (fols. 52-57) change of government at home; the slave trade; Foster, the judge of the Vice-Consular Court. Zanzibar, 17 Oct 1878
  7. (fols. 58-63) revival of slave trade; his position in relation to the Sultan; personnel employed on Mackinnon's road. Zanzibar, 14 Nov 1878
Letters from Rev. C. A. Alington:
  1. (fol. 64) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 19 Sep [1863]
  2. (fol. 65) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 2 Nov [1863]
  3. (fol. 66) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 28 Nov [1863]
  4. (fol. 67) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 1 Dec 1863
  5. (fols. 68-69) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 15 Dec 1863
  6. (fol. 70) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 21 Dec [1863]
  7. (fols. 71-72) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 26 Dec 1863
  8. (fol. 73) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 1 Jan 1864
  9. (fol. 74) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 7 Jan [1864]
  10. (fol. 75) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. 22 Jan 1864
  11. (fols. 76-83) life at the U.M.C.A. mission and miscellaneous news of it. Undated fragments. [1863-1864]
  12. (fols. 84-90) journey from the coast; arrival at Vuga; reception by Kimweri. Vuga, 14 Mar 1868
Letters from Bishop Chauncy Maples:
  1. (fols. 91-95) thanks for sympathy; "the establishment of released slaves at Mbweni a great mistake." Masasi, 5 Apr [1883]
  2. (fols. 96-101) removal of mission from Masasi. Masasi, 20 Jun 1883
  3. (fols. 102-105) Waller's scheme for a "city of refuge". Masasi, 4 Jul 1883
  4. (fols. 106-109) account of new station. Newala, 29 Jul 1883
  5. (fols. 110-111) settlement for released slaves. Newala, 8 Sep 1883
Letters from Henry Waghorn:
  1. (fol. 112) is going to vaccinate a boy. 14 Dec [1862 or 1863?]
  2. (fols. 113-114) sends some books
  3. (fols. 115-116) glad to hear he is recovering from illness; Alington ill
  4. (fol. 117) where is the pocket case of instruments?
Letters from Bishop Mackenzie:
  1. (fols. 118-119) makes appointment for meeting. Ely, 11 Nov 1859
  2. (fols. 120-121) to Waller? Makes another appointment. London, 23 Nov 1859
  3. (fols. 122-123) to Procter. Arrival of Burrup, Dickinson and Clark. [ca. Nov 1861]
  4. (fols. 124-125) Frederic Elton to W. Rhodes. "Runs up to Zanzibar for a day or two"; local news. Mozambique, 30 Apr 1877
  5. (fols. 126-127) same to same. Publication of his book ( Travels and Researches among the Lakes and Mountains of Central Africa). Mazaro, R[iver] Zambesi, 16 Jul 1877
  6. (fols. 128-129) H. Rowley to Waller. Reports his arrival at the station the previous day and the situation there. The Kongone, 17 Aug 1863
  7. (fols. 130-131) same to same. Sharing out sheep and goats
  8. (fols. 132-136) W. P. Johnson to Waller. Remarks on the attack upon Masasi; desirability of having a steamer on the Lake. Near Magomero, 3 Aug 1883
  9. (fols. 137-142) same to same. Situation on Lake Nyasa. Kalonga's, 4-8 Apr 1883
  10. (fols. 143-144) J. A. Blair to A. Adams. News of the mission. 17 Aug 1863
  11. (fol. 145) same to Livingstone. War between Ajawa and Manganja. Chibisa's, 21 Apr [1862]
  12. (fol. 146) A. Adams to Waller. Reports he is all right
  13. (fol. 147) same to Waghorn. Sends a patient to him; his sympathies. On back: Waller to A[dams], sends two basins and a brass rod
  14. (fol. 148) [Bishop] Steere to Waller. Sends sugar and flour
  15. (fol. 149) Bishop Tozer to Waller. Sends rice, asks for several things to be sent up. Chichama's, 19 Sep 1863
  16. (fols. 150-151) C. Livingstone to Waller. Wants to transfer to a consulate in America. Hamilton, 3 Oct 1868
  17. (fols. 152-155) C. E. Foot to Waller. Importance of definition and limitation of Portuguese territory. Blantyre (Nyasaland), 13 Feb 1884
  18. (fols. 156-157) health of his companions. Milnarango, 7 Apr 1863
  19. (fols. 158-159) E. D. Young to Waller. Not surprised at decision to move the mission. Pioneer, Materi, 20 Nov [1862]
  20. (fols. 160-161) A. L. Bruce to Waller. Apologises for delays in returning letters lent to Blaikie; jealousy between missionaries. Edinburgh, 16 Aug 1880
  21. (fols. 162-163) T. F. Lightfoot to Waller. [Chinsoro?] and Uriah are to go with Faulkner's party. Capetown, 19 Aug 1868
  22. (fols. 164-165) J. Carr to Waller. News of Waller's family. Warnford Court, 2 Nov 1860
  23. (fols. 166-167) Chuma to Waller. Thanks for money sent him by Waller. (Bombay), 21 Nov [1865]
  24. (fol. 168) description by Waller of:
  25. (fols. 169-176) six letters from Zakariah the Kangao, Samberah Mackay, and Sekibobo to [Lord] Lugard, 1891-1893
  26. (fols. 177-194) fragments of letters and of Waller's journal
  27. (fols. 195-206) twelve envelopes

Dates

  • 1859-1893

Extent

1 volume

Shelfmark

MSS. Afr. s. 16/3

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