Scope and Content

includes letters from:

W Barrett, Salford [Lancashire, later Greater Manchester] - sale of Livingston [David Livingstone] pamphlet

John Beighton, Handsworth [Birmingham]

Henry Knolleke, British & Foreign Bible Society, Blackfriars [London] - resolution on death of Walter Medhurst

John Whitehouse, Dorking [Surrey]

- Pearse (Chinese Evangelization Society), London - loan of premises at Penang [Pinang, later Malaysia]

David Griffiths, Woodbridge [Suffolk] - translation work on Old Testament in Malagasy

H Hiebink, Rotterdam - enclosed account of the Nature, Organisation and Labours of the Netherlands Missionary Society offered for publication in the missionary magazine

Henry Overton Wills (junior), Bristol

- Forke (Berlin Missionary Society) [Prussia, Germany] - may Campbell station, South Africa, be considered vacant?

W Ridgway (Cavendish Street auxiliary), Manchester - contributions for 'native teachers' and pupils; extract from Professor Robert Halley's letter with comment that naming an Indian after him is 'the veriest humbug', 'if India is to be converted it must not be by making Englishmen of the native Christians'.

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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.

Archivist's Note