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Copies of letters between John Kirk and David Livingstone., 1858-1871.

Identifier: Acc.9942/55

Scope and Contents

Photographic copies of 11 letters, 7 September 1858 – 1 November 1871: nine from Kirk to Livingstone and 2 from Livingstone to Kirk. Relate to the Zambezi Expedition and Kirk's period at Zanzibar. With typescripts of the first two letters from Kirk.


  • Creation: 1858-1871.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply. Parts 39, 45 and 50 were never available to the National Library of Scotland either for deposit or purchase, and are therefore not available for consultation.


1 Folders

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

From the National Archives of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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