Home Extra,1827

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Alexander Waugh, London - regret at George Burder's resignation as secretary of LMS

J Read, Stroud [Gloucestershire] - criticism of missionary participation in Pomare's coronation as abandoment of principle of protestant dissent

Adam Lillie, Gosport - arrived from Bombay [Mumbai]

John Paterson, Edinburgh

C Auber, East India House [London] - East India Company travel permission for Charles Piffard and Edward Ray to Calcutta, William Beynon to Madras [Chennai] and Thomas Salmon to Bombay [Mumbai] with their families

George Burder to Richard Knill - draft letter re Knill's propsoed return to Britain

joint letter from Rolan Balan and Dunave [Malagasy boys], Manchester

John Dean, Staindrop [Darlington, County Durham] - reported complaints against Madagascar missionaries

Richard Elliott, London and Bury - his advocacy of John Smith of Demerara

Thomas Rowland, Antananarivo - extract from letter giving annual report

William Roby, Manchester - description of John Smith's burial, Demerara with verses by James Montgomery (Sheffield) entitled 'The Missionary's Burial'

Richard Elliott, Bury [Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk] - description of John Smith's burial, Demerara

joint letter by Thomas Baird, George Logan and Finlay Stewart, Eastwood [Scotland] - resolution of Eastwood Bible, Missionary and Educational Society re 'cruel and illegal procedure'against John Smith

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