South China,1814

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Robert Morrison, Canton [Guangzhou] and Macau - presented New Testament to British & Foreign Bible Society; trouble through war between US and Britain; review of mission to China 1807-1814

William Milne, Canton, Macau, Batavia [Jakarta] - visit to Java; requests Religious Tract Society for help with tract printing and distribution; visited various places with gospels etc; interview with governor of Batavia (Sir Stamford Raffles); discussed Penang as mission centre; specimen of printing of Dialogues, illustrations of work; first baptisms by Robert Morrison; printing Divine Songs for future church; Mrs Morrison [née Mary Morton] and children leave for England

George Burder, London - copy of letter sent to Ko Mow Ho in reply to his

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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