Addition to David Livingstone's Field Diary XVII

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11 o,cloak._night 28th. April

In the chest was found
about a shilling and
half, and in another chest
his hat, 1 watch, and 2
small boxes of measuring
instrument and on in each box
there was one. 1 com-
, 3 other kind of mea-
4 other kind of measur[-]
And in other chest 3
and half and half drachmas
half scrople.

Item Details

Author(s) & contributor(s): Jacob Wainwright

Date(s): 28 April 1873

Place(s) of creation: Chitambo's village

Form & transmission history: Addition in author's hand to a manuscript diary by a British explorer.

Object description: Bound beige diary pages with minor discoloration, with one hand in pencil with minor editing.

Repository: David Livingstone Centre (Blantyre, United Kingdom)

Shelfmark / Identifier: 360

Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2020

Critical editing & encoding: Adrian S. Wisnicki, Heather F. Ball, Anne Martin, Kate Simpson, Christopher Lawrence

Cite this digital edition (MLA): Wainwright, Jacob. “Addition to David Livingstone's Field Diary XVII” (28 April 1873). Adrian S. Wisnicki, Heather F. Ball, Anne Martin, Kate Simpson, Christopher Lawrence, eds. One More Voice, site launch edition, 2020,

Rights: Critically-edited text copyright Livingstone Online/One More Voice. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International

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