South Africa,1797

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Dr Johannes Vanderkemp, Holland [Dordrecht] - his choice to enter missionary work; requests passport to meet LMS directors in London; notes of a letter (on reverse of Dutch bill dated 16 Feb 1797); translated and circulated LMS address resulting in formation of Netherlands Missionary Society

Samuel Greatheed, London - 2 letters of encouragement, one sent with Joseph Hardcastle's

Joseph Hardcastle, London - Dr Johannes Vanderkemp's offer accepted

LMS directors, London - instructions to Dr Johannes Vanderkemp for Holland

LMS Committee of Examination - resolved to draw up an address to the serious people of Holland

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

Detailed lists for incoming correspondence from Southern Africa, 1797-1899 (lists E6 & E7), are available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library. Includes detailed precis of letters up to 1866.

Archivist's Note