The Basel mission on the Gold-Coast, Western Africa on the 1st January, 1879 a retrospect on fifty years of mission work by Otto Schott

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Published by Felix Schneider in Basel .

Written in English

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Other titlesBasel Mission.
StatementOtto Schott
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Pagination44 p. : ill., charts (folded) ;
Number of Pages44
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Pauline Miranda Clerk was born on 25 May in Accra to Richard Alfred Clerk, a colonial civil servant who worked on the Gold Coast and in siblings were Robert, Richard and Caroline. She was a member of the historically important Clerk family of Ghana. She was the great-granddaughter of Alexander Worthy Clerk, a Jamaican Moravian missionary who arrived in the Danish Protectorate Born: 25 MayAccra, Gold Coast.

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