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Darwin Correspondence Project

Christian Gaika


Xhosa interpreter and constable. Educated by missionaries. Interpreter and constable in the division of Bedford, Cape Colony, from 1867 or before until 1887 or later. Son of Ngqika (Gaika), a Xhosa chief. Brother of Chief Sandili.


Cape of Good Hope general directory

Correspondence vol. 15, letter from J. P. M. Weale, 7 July 1867, Shanafelt 2003, pp. 822–4, 842.