Elton, James Frederic

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Biographical History

Captain James Frederic Elton took part in expeditions in Africa during the nineteenth century. He took part in work in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania between Lake Nyasa and the Kasogo River. He also was appointed to assist Dr. John Kirk with the suppression of the slave trade. In 1875 he became British Consul in Mozambique. He was returning from an expedition to visit missions on Lake Nyasa, when he became ill with fever and died on 19 Dec. 1877.

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Kirk, John, Sir, 1832-1922: Worked with John Kirk in Africa.

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