Australia, 1817

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Samuel Marsden, Parramatta [Sydney] - libel against missionaries; affidavit; prospects in New Zealand; islanders' need of employment; missionaries arrived on the Harriet, leaving on the Active except for Henry Nott who remains to complete part of the Scriptures

Lancelot Threlkeld and others, Sydney - formation of New South Wales Auxiliary Missionary Society

Memorandum re above Society, duplicate of resolutions; Rules

Russell Hassell, Sydney - introducing to the LMS his son Thomas, desiring to become a minister; copy of letter re libel case

Settlers, Portland Head [Baulkham Hills](New South Wales) - memorial requesting a minister for Hawkesbury district

New South Wales Auxiliary Missionary Society, Sydney

W M Redfern, Sydney

John Eyre, Parramatta

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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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