It was visited by David Livingstone in 1871, and from it in 1876 H.
The history section includes a valuable summary of the work of exploration in the Congo basin from the days of David Livingstone up to 1893.
Robert Moffat and David Livingstone among the Bechuanas, E.
The arrival of David Livingstone in 1841 marked the beginning of the systematic exploration of the northern regions.
During his apprenticeship to his father, a carpenter, he attended evening classes at Anderson's College, where he had Lyon Playfair and David Livingstone for fellow-pupils; and the ability he showed was such that Thomas Graham, the professor of chemistry, chose him as lecture assistant in 1832.
The lake was discovered by David Livingstone in 1859 and was by him called Shirwa, from a mishearing of the native name.
Then, less than five months afterwards, David Livingstone died at Ilala; and no event of the whole century did so much to wake up Protestant Christendom.
Blantyre Works (pop. 1683) was the birthplace of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and his brother Charles (1821-1873), who as lads were both employed as piecers in a local cotton-mill.