Amboyna [Ambon],1823

Scope and Content

includes letters by Joseph Kam from Amboina [Ambon]

- received second printing press; numerous baptisms during visit to South Westerly islands; stories of Christian work on the islands by Kam and Dutch missionaries; account of visits to various islands where Christianity had been preached many years before; beautiful stone church found on one of the islands, profession of Christianity but little knowledge of salvation, many baptized; report of work, great use of printing press, translation work

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Hand-written lists of Incoming Correspondence for each year up to 1824 are contained in the Box

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