Penang [Pinang],1835

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Beighton and Samuel Dyer (jointly), Penang [Pinang] - case of Miss Mary Christie Wallace; report of Penang station for year ending September 1835; printed return schedule.

Thomas Beighton, Penang - 5 American Baptist missionaries arrive en route to Siam [Thailand] and new American mission at Singapore; LMS property at Singapore and its disposal; work among Chinese and Malays; mentioned mission at Demerara; attempts to work among Portuguese residents; arrival of Evan Davies and his wife [née Sweetland] and of Samuel Wolfe; correspondence with authorities re Miss Mary Christie Wallace.

Samuel Dyer, Penang - now instructed to go to Malacca; progress in metal Chinese printing type casting; contributions received for steel punches.

Evan Davies and Samuel Wolfe, Madras and Penang (jointly) - voyage from England

Evan Davies, Penang - arrival; future of Penang mission in understaffed condition

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Penang, 1805-1869 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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