Central African Geographical Data (Excerpt from David Livingstone's Annotations on Map from John H. Speke, Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile [1863])

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Note Bin Habib

  • 20 days from Ja to
      Kiñkonza = 200
  • Nyama kundu bad
  • Kinkonza S of Ujiji
  •   SW by W to fountains –
  • Lobish comes from
    SW to NE 1 day to N
    from Mpweto's
  • W & by N to stone houses 3 days
  • W to Lufira 1 day         Lufira

Item Details

Author(s) & contributor(s): Said Bin Habib; David Livingstone

Date(s): [c.1869]

Place(s) of creation: [Central Africa]

Form & transmission history: Geographical data, as translated (possibly with the help of an intermediary) and written down on a map by a British explorer.

Object description: Excerpt from beige manuscript map with multiple notes, with one hand in brown ink.

Repository: National Library of Scotland (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Shelfmark / Identifier: MS. 10740

Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2020

Critical editing & encoding: Heather F. Ball, Adrian S. Wisnicki

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

Cite this digital edition (MLA): Said Bin Habib; David Livingstone. “Central African Geographical Data (Excerpt from David Livingstone's Annotations on Map from John H. Speke, Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile [1863])” ([c.1869]). Heather F. Ball, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, site launch edition, 2020, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_003181_TEI.html.

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