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Moffat, Robert

(December 21, 1795–August 9, 1883). B. Ormiston, W East Lothian, Scot.; LMS miss. 1816/17 to Bushmen, Hottentots, and Bechuanas in Afr.; won Afrikaner* for Christianity; organized a school for native helpers in Kuruman; on furlough to Eng. he met D. Livingstone* 1839 and influenced him for Afr. missions; tr. the Bible into Bechuana 1857; returned to Eng. 1870. See also Africa, A 6; B 3, 5, 10.

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