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In 1885, this area was declared to be within British jurisdiction. In 1890, a resident commissioner was appointed and Botswana remained a British protectorate until 1966 when it became an independent and sovereign member of the Commonwealth under the name of the Republic of Botswana.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Southern Africa,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1998.