Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Richard Knill, St Petersburg - Difficulties at Selenginsk; Count Speransky [Mikhail Mikhailovich Speransky]'s opinion; Dorcas Society; cholera; prayer meeting revived

Robert Yuille, Selenginsk - jealous lamas' petition against missionaries; encouragement from governor of Irkutsk

Edward Stallybrass, Khodon - anonymous warning received; Irkutsk governor encourages use of mission press; travelling versus teaching Buryats at station

William Swan, Khodon - bringing translations to London

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Russia, 1804-1848.

Archivist's Note