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Darwin Correspondence Project

Christian Gaika

1831–1905

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.

Sources

Cape of Good Hope general directory

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

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