Home,1799

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

George Hamilton, Armagh [Ireland]

David Bogue, Gosport - re a young Sandwich Islander [Hawaiian]; opportunities for evangelism in continental Europe

Samuel Greatheed, Newport Pagnell - re Pacific Islands; re advocacy for the mission cause; re appointment of John Hillyard to Newfoundland; re address to missionary society in New York; offers help to William Crook in putting South Seas language in writing

Francois Macon, Chelsea [London]

Andrew Mackie, London

Aspasios, London - confirming continuation of the slave trade on the Western shores of Madagascar, commends mission to Island of Joanna [Nzwani, Nzwane or Anjouan] as a first fruits in case a mission to Madagascar should be resolved on

Henry Boase, London

Joseph Smith, Manchester

combined letter by William Cooper and George Hamilton, Armagh [Ireland]

George Burder, Glasgow (on tour) - suggests new ship to take missionaries to South Seas

S C Nisser, London

Walter Buchanan, Edinburgh

Thomas Minchin, Gosport

William Cooper, Armagh [Ireland]

Joseph Hardcastle, London - to Captain Thomas Robson on capture of the Duff

P Charrier, Lancaster

joint letter by Joseph Hardcastle and John Eyre, London, to Captain Thomas Robson

George Lambert, Hull - Dr Johannes Vanderkemp's arrival at Cape of Good Hope

Missionary Society, London to F de Bustamente, Cadiz - requesting help for passengers of Duff at Montevideo or Buenos Ayres

John McDowell, Falmouth

James Jackson, Knaresbrough [Knaresborough, Yorkshire]

G Moore, Strood [Kent]

joint letters of Thomas Haweis, Joseph Hardcastle and John Eyre to William Rogers, Philadelphia (USA) and to Captain Thomas Robson

William Roby, Manchester

Robert Haldane, Edinburgh - urges sending Directors who are ministers to foreign fields

James McKenzie, Glasgow

James Black, Dundee

James Mackinlay, Kilmarnock

William Smelle, Great Grimsby [Lincolnshire]

Captain Thomas Robson, at sea between Azores and Lisbon and Rock of Lisbon

William Spurr, Bethnal Green (London)

Andrew Thomson, Berwick-on-Tweed

Robert Sloper, Devizes

John Chamberlain (minister, Countess of Huntingdon's congregation), Ebley Chapel [Hertfordshire]

David Phillips, Norwich

Richard Evans, Appledore

John Lowry, Tyrone [Ireland]

Josiah Dornford, Deptford [Kent]

Herbert Mends, Plymouth

Johann Burckhardt, Savoy (London)

Jos. Lyne & Co, Lisbon

Robert Little, Hanley [Staffordshire, late Stoke-on-Trent] - contribution from New Methodist itinerancy

Isaac Taylor, Colchester

J Lavington, Bideford [Devon]

Fraser, Inverness

R P Allen, Exeter [Devon]

copy of Thomas Haweis's letter to missionaries in the South Seas

Numerous contributions in response to loss of the Duff and capture of missionaries

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued