Manuscript entitled 'Hyms composed by William Ault of Spon Lane', copy made after 1828. None of the hymns are set to music and a few seem to be poetry. Some of them are written in response to the death (in 1814) of his wife, Sarah, with two being specifically dedicated to her.
Manuscript entitled 'Extract of letters from the journal of the Rev William Ault, missionary to Batticaloa, Ceylon, these letters were addressed to his mother', 1814. Letters describes his journey, arrival and settling in, isolation, diet, school work, learning Tamil, evangelising, names of first class members and the origins of the mission.
File of correspondence (November 1950-January 1951) between Wilfrid B Ault, Birmingham, and Miss Longstaff, Librarian with the MMS, London, enquiring what material is available with regard to William Ault.