Lists of Headmen in Manyema and Urundi (Excerpts from David Livingstone's Notebook, [March 1866-March 1870])
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Names of chiefs of Manyema
Meketo 2 √ Written 4th July 1869
Mokeko 2 √
three days in field
Urundi begins at Ujiji
- First chief
- chief 12 of
- Tande underchief
The Batusi country is North of that
of Mõkamba - The people are tall &
light coloured - They beat back the
Ujijian force & killed twenty four of
them - They dont wish a path made
through their country for ivory and
are hence called bad at Ujiji - Syde
bin Habib preferred to let them alone
lately but traded with Mõkamba
Author(s) & contributor(s): [Unnamed Arab and African Informants?]; [Said Bin Habib?]; David Livingstone
Date(s): 4 July 1869; [c.1869]
Place(s) of creation: [Central Africa]
Form & transmission history: Headman list and narrative data, as translated (possibly with the help of an intermediary) and written down in a notebook by a British explorer.
Object description: Beige two-page journal excerpt; facing pages with printed header, one hand in brown ink with fading.
Repository: David Livingstone Centre (Blantyre, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: 807
Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2020
Critical editing & encoding: Heather F. Ball, Anne M. Martin, Adrian S. Wisnicki
Cite this digital edition (MLA): [Unnamed Arab and African Informants?]; [Said Bin Habib?]; David Livingstone. “Lists of Headmen in Manyema and Urundi (Excerpts from David Livingstone's Notebook, [March 1866-March 1870])” (4 July 1869; [c.1869]). Heather F. Ball, Anne M. Martin, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, site launch edition, 2020, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_020041_TEI.html.
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