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Hottentots.

Afr. people allied at least in physical resemblance to Bushmen; formerly lived as far S as Cape of Good Hope; Most Hottentots now live in Eur. settlements or on reservations. Georg Schmidt* arrived Cape Town 1737, worked till 1743, when he returned to Eur. because of disagreement with the Dutch; further Moravian work has been done beginning 1792. The LMS sent J. T. Vanderkemp* 1799 and later R. Moffat* and D. Livingstone.* Meths. began work 1816. Rhenish* Mission Soc. workers arrived S Afr. 1829, their 1st station 1830. The Paris* Ev. Missionary Soc. began work 1829. The Berlin* Miss. Soc. I followed a few yrs. later. R. Gray* arrived Cape Town 1848. See also Africa, A 1, B 8.


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