RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 1747
Extent22 ff.
TitleLETTERS TO BISHOP GOBAT, ET AL.
Date19th century
DescriptionLetters in Amharic to Samuel Gobat, Bishop in Jerusalem, and others, with translations into English. The letters to Gobat are from Sahle Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1855) (f. 1); Theodore II, Emperor of Ethiopia (d. 1868) (f. 3v); Ras Ali, Ethiopian minister (f. 6); Aleka Fanta, of Debre Birhan (f. 8).

Also letters from Sahle Dengel, Emperor of Ethiopia, to Bishop Oragos of Jerusalem (f. 10); to the Bishop of Rome in Jerusalem (f. 12); to Sultan Abdel Mejid (f. 14v); to Pope Kirubeal of Jerusalem (f. 17); to all Christians in Armenia and Palestine.
LanguageAmharic
AcquisitionGiven by Mrs. Mary Tufnell Barrett, 1961. For more information see LR/L/11 ff. 263-266.
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library Box 500
PublnNoteRubenson, Sven (ed.) 'Correspondence and treaties 1800-1854' in "Acta Aethiopica" I, 1987
Rubenson, Sven (ed.) 'Letter from Tewodros, king of Abyssinia to Bishop Gobat' in "Acta Aethiopica" II, 1994

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CodeNameDates
213Gobat; Samuel (1799-1879); Bishop in Jerusalem1799-1879
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