Penang [Pinang],1838

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Beighton and Evan Davies (jointly), Penang [Pinang] - report of Penang station for 1837-8

Evan Davies, Penang - schools; generosity of Religious Tract Society [later, United Society for Christian Literature]; American missionaries to start in Province Wellesley [Seberang Perai]; plan of Prince of Wales [Pinang] Island and Province Wellesley; idol worship

Mrs Beighton [née Abigail Tobitt] - female schools.

Mrs Davies [née Sweetland], Penang - female schools.

Thomas Beighton, Madras and Penang - death of daughter; journey to India and back; Queddah [Kedah] recovered from Siamese [Thais]; Christian English soldier engaged to assist missionaries with schools; the Singapore printing unit.

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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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