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

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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.

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