Williams, John

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Papers relating to funds raised for the widow and family of the missionary John Williams, following his death at Erromanga on 20 Nov 1839. Papers include:

An Appeal on behalf of the widow and family of the late Rev John Williams, missionary to the South Sea Islands, 6 July 1840 (printed);

Thomas Challis Esq & Others and Mrs Williams. Draft Declaration of Trust ... for the benefit of the Widow of the late Revd John Williams & the Widows and Orphans of missionaries in the service of the London Missionary Society, 1843;

Particulars of the sons of Rev John Williams - including notes on the sums raised for the widow and children of John Williams, n.d.;

Copy Will of Mrs Mary Williams, 6 Apr 1847;

Copy Codicil to Will of Mrs Mary Williams, 17 Apr 1852;

Case Opinion re John Williams deceased, Oct 1852;

Messrs J. C. Williams & S. T. Williams to Messrs Challis, Coombs, Trueman & Others. Release & Covenant to Indemnify, 1853;

Messrs J. C. Williams, S. T. Williams & W. A. B. Williams to the Rev E. Prout and the said S. J. Williams. Release, 18 Nov 1854;

Correspondence with the sons of John Williams re payments made from the fund.

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