Batavia [Jakarta],1825

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Walter Medhurst, Batavia [Jakarta] - report of work; allowances for widows and orphans; Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet's 6-week visit; deaths of John Slater and [Baptist layman] Mr Diering; outbreak of Java War (princes' revolt); accounts

G Capellen [G.A.G. Ph. Baron van der Capellen, Governor general, Dutch East Indies], Buitenzorg [Bogor] - thanks for LMS 1824 report given by Tyerman and George Bennet; praises South Seas mission and Walter Medhurst's work, assuring Directors he (and [Baptist] missionary Ward at Bencoolen) can be sure of Dutch protection

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A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence covering letters from Batavia 1814-1843 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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