South China,1811

Scope and Content

includes letters by Robert Morrison from:

Macau and Canton [Guangzhou] - teaching Chinese to other Europeans; holding Sunday discussions of Christian matters with his immediate circle; translated gospel of Luke; prepared standard list of Biblical names in Chinese; Emperor averse to religion, revived 6-year-old edict against Christianity and expelled clergy from Peking [Beijing]

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note