Australia, 1813

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Samuel Marsden, Sydney - deaths of Mrs Henry [née Sarah Maben], Mrs [John] Davies and Mrs Hayward [née Sarah Christie]; Tahiti at peace

William Henry, Parramatta [Sydney] - conversion of king Pomare; building a vessel; religious work in New South Wales progressing, also in New Zealand through a young Maori taught by Samuel Marsden

William Crook, Sydney - forbidden to administer communion; itinerant missionary required; extension of Toleration Act needed; confession of a converted soldier, Ebenezer Sampson with his letter to Nathaniel Hill, minister of Old Gravel Lane meeting, which he had burgled; disapproves missionaries distilling spirits;

Rowland Hassell, Parramatta

H Crook, Sydney - conversion and arrival in the colony [New South Wales]

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Australia Incoming Correspondence, 1798-1868 (list D1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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