Fukien [Fujian],1853

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

Dr Julius Hirschberg, Hong Kong - hospital and dispensary opened, rebels as patients; bombing of city, surgical work

Alexander Stronach, Amoy [Xiamen] and Hong Kong - evangelistic work among Fukiens in Shanghai; Chinese term for word 'God'

joint report from William Young and Mrs Young [née Olive Amelia Varden], Amoy - on girls boarding school

Alexander Stronach, Amoy

joint letter by Alexander Stronach, John Stronach and William Young, Amoy - Amoy taken by insurgents; retaliation

John Stronach, Amoy - stories of capture and recapture of Amoy; various schools; colporteur

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China (Fukien), 1845-1871 (list G3), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note