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‘The Reported Meeting Between Livingstone and Stanley’ – October 1871

The bicentenary of David Livingstone’s birth With the bicentenary of David Livingstone’s birth taking place today, we thought we’d post an Archive story about the┬ámill worker who became one of the world’s most famous missionaries and explorers. So we’ve posted below one of the first newspaper reports of his historic meeting with the journalist, Henry Morton Stanley. The story of their meeting was front page news in 1872 (it took several months for the news to reach the UK), and

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