'The Journals and Letters of the Rev Joseph Roberts 1793-1849', edited by Raymond Cook

Scope and Content

Privately produced work drawing heavily on Roberts' journal and some letters. Comprises a general introduction followed by extracts from Roberts' journals and transcripts of a selection of his letters. Includes reproductions of a few documents and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev Joseph Roberts (1795-1849) served as a Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society missionary in Sri Lanka (from 1819 to 1833) and their Madras District in India (from 1843 to 1849).

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Acquisition Information

Gift, accepted on behalf of the Methodist Church, from the author

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For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

Copyright held by author

Related Material

SOAS Order reference: MS 381178 'Roberts, Joseph Reverend: Manuscripts'