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Published by Wesleyan Mission House, C.H. Kelly, Wesleyan Sunday School Union in London .
Written in English


  • Wesleyan Methodist Church,
  • Missionaries,
  • Missions,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Preface dated 1893.

Statementedited by F.W. Macdonald
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26443746M

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. With a raucous St Patrick’s Day dinner at Fort Salisbury (Harare) in , a mere seven months after the Pioneer Column raised their flag on Cecil Square, the Mashonaland Irish Association was founded. Not only is it the oldest expatriate association in Zimbabwe, the MIA is the oldest Irish association on the African continent. It will help to swell the list of books that were ordered by a committee at Umtali nearly two [/] years ago; and we hear that some time since the books that Lord Grey gave to Umtali, as he did to the other three camps in Mashonaland through our mission, have arrived also. When, some nine years ago, I was looking about for some untouched country, Mashonaland, as I wandered in imagination over the country to the north, presented itself. Here was a country absolutely without a missionary of any sort or description--a country, so we thought in .

  According to several sources, the Mashonaland and Zambesian Times, a hand-written paper described by one journalist as a “crude but readable cyclostyled sheet,” was published for 62 weeks from June into On Octo , The Rhodesia Herald replaced the Mashonaland and Zambesian Times as the country’s major daily newspaper. In a book titled Memories of Mashonaland by B. G. W. H. Knight-Bruce, Bishop of Mashonaland, published in , we get a view of the missionary perception of Africans. He wrote: “When, some nine years ago, I was looking about for some untouched country, Mashonaland, as I wandered in imagination over the country to the north, presented itself. Image credit Memories of Mashonaland ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Missionaries: Missionaries who worked in Mashonaland between and The purpose of the dates is to exclude early Portuguese Missionaries like da Silveira from the list. This book is in the Public Domain. Contents. The Great Commission–Founding of the S.P.G. – The Discovery of America – The English Settlers in North America in – Princess Pocahontas – The Pilgrim Fathers – Slavery in the New World – The Rev. George Keith, the first S.P.G. Missionary – Perils of a Sea Voyage – Treatment of Negro Slaves.

From the book The Occupation of Mashonaland by W. Ellerton Fry, official cartographer and photographer of the Pioneer Column. Original photos taken to document the Pioneer Column and the establishment of the BSAC in Mashonaland. Includes the first ever pictures taken of Zimbabwe Ruins. A copy of the original book is available on our web site. Journals of the Mashonaland Mission to Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts – via Project Canterbury. Knight-Bruce, G. W. H. (). Memories of Mashonaland. London and New York: Edward Arnold – via Project Canterbury. Bent, James Theodore (). Olive Schreiner (24 March - Decem ), was a South African author, pacifist and political activist. She is best known for her novel The Story of an African Farm, which has been acclaimed for the manner it tackled the issues of its day, ranging from agnosticism to the treatment of women. From Wikipedia: Olive Emilie Albertina Schreiner () was named after her three older /5(39). After long years of mission work in Mashonaland, the first Shona convert to be baptised was one of the young men whom Mizeki had taught, John Kapuya. John was baptised only a month after Mizeki's death, on 18 July In , a white Anglican priest returned to the area, and re-established the mission.