Batavia [Jakarta], 1814

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Supper, Cape Town and Batavia [Jakarta] - forwards letters, including to Spittler, Basel Mission; appointed by Governor minister of Dutch church in Batavia, Gottlob Bruckner takes Samarang [Semarang], Joseph Kam takes Amboyna; Custom House fire; difficulties in ministry; bad conduct of church members; opposition of colleague, Professor Ross; becomes secretary of Java Bible Society.

Gottlob Bruckner, Cape Town and at sea - voyage, hardships on Isabella

W Popkens - thanks for arrival of John Supper, Gottlob Bruckner and Joseph Kam who all lost goods in Custom House fire

marriages of Gottlob Bruckner and of Joseph Kam [to Sara Maria Zimmermann]

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence covering letters from Batavia 1814-1843 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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