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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC765 Z1
TitleJournal of Eugene van Cooten
Extent1 folder
Date1850
DescriptionJournal of Eugene van Cooten for 8 March -21 June and 1 October 31 December 1850. The journal starts with the arrival of Van Cooten and his wife at the Yoruba Mission and then goes on to describe his day to day work including his visits to and treatment of the sick on surrounding farms and factories and delivery of religious instruction. Throughout much of the period covered by the journal both he and his wife suffered protracted bouts of sickness and fever which left him too sick to leave their house. His wife died of fever 14 March 1850 and he continued to suffer recurrent illness throughout his time in Yoruba.
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