Greek Mission (Malta),1824

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Samuel Wilson, Malta and Corfu - desires own printing press; plans tour of Greee; reference to Lord Byron; 50 communicants in congregation; return from tour; William Pinkerton's illness necessitates return to England; applies for press and grant towards building chapel; urges press on Corfu; John Bunyan's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (in modern Greek) sent;

Dr Cleardo Naudi, Malta

Mrs Mary Wilson [née Walden] - enclosed copy of husband Samuel Wilson's letter from Corfu

Black, Young and Young (to Mr Hodson) - re publication of modern Greek dictionary

Rev Daniel Temple (American missionary) - success of Samuel Wilson's first tour, recommends another; reference to John Smith of Demerara; (to Samuel Wilson): printing estimates

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Switzerland, 1798-1843.

Archivist's Note

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