Home Extra, (St Helena)

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Lieutenant John Barnes, St Helena - plea to obtain permission from East India Company for even one missionary

Samuel Hollingsworth, London - description of St Helena; depraved state of African half of population; East India Company's lack of religious facilities

Lieutenant Robert Armstrong, St Helena - need ofr a person of missionary zeal in the island

joint letters of Joseph McDaniel and (captain) H Broadway, trustees of congregation assembling in church vestry, subsequently of missionary auxiliary - contributions to LMS

John Harper, St Helena - request for tracts to be sent to Joseph McDaniel, schoolmaster

Joseph McDaniel, St Helena - requests LMS publications; fund thieves caught, one sentenced to death, petition for clemency

joint letter by Joseph McDaniel, Captain H Broaday and Lieutenant Daniel O'Connor - publications acknowledged; list of subscribers

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed hand-lists available at the School of Oriental and African Studies for 1800-1899 in document boxes kept in archive storage, Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note