Penang [Pinang],1826

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Beighton, Penang [Pinang] - visit of Tyerman and Bennett deputation; presents Bible to king of Queda [Kedah]; invites David Collie to help at Penang; relations with Frederick Halliburton; proposes missionary tour with Walter Medhurst; account of Roman Catholics in Macao; visits governor re Malay schools and grant request; death of Sir Stamford Raffles.

John Smith MA, Penang - on visit from Malacca, voyage to Madras

joint letter from Thomas Beighton and J Rodyk, Penang - on John Smith's visit; immediate need for missionary for Chinese work

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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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