Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Henry Wright, Halifax [Yorkshire] - re Henry Ward Beecher; representation of LMS at David Livingstone's funeral

Robert Payne Smith (dean of Canterbury Cathedral) - agreement to speak at LMS anniversary meetings

Arthur Cooke, London - offer to sell LMS oil portrait of David Livingstone 'at a moderate price'

Thomas Bryson, Edinburgh - ought medical missionaries to be ordained?

Alfred Saville, Birmingham - needs of Mrs Vivian [née Amelia Agnes Fish]

T W Davids, Colchester - asks LMS to nominate George Wilkinson (of Chelmsford, Essex) to attend David Livingstone's funeral

Robert Robinson, LMS Home Secretary (to Sir Bartle Frere) - pressing for more tickets (than 2) for LMS to attend David Livingstone's funeral

note replying to above

J Bickerton Williams, Birmingham - to attend David Livingstone's funeral

J Figgis, Brighton

George Wilkinson, Chelmsford [Essex]

J Kemp Welch, Clapham Common [London]

D Burford Hooke, Mold [Flintshire, Wales]

Thomas Rymer, Manchester

telegrams from those who could, or could not, attend David Livingstone's funeral

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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