DAVID LIVINGSTONE. Scottish explorer in Africa.
Autograph Document Signed, one page, quarto, Mosambique, March 7, 1864.
“I hereby certify that Thomas Ward steward served in the Pioneer from the departure from England in 1860 to 15th February 1864 and during that time his conduct has been very good.”
Signed by David Livingstone during the period when he was leading the Zambezi expedition (1858 – 1864) to explore the natural resources and waterways of Southeast Africa. The Pioneer was a steamer built for the Zambezi River. It arrived on January 31st, 1861. Somewhat worn appearance.
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