includes letters from:
Alexander Stronach, Penang - describes Chinese schools, Reginald Grylls' work as schoolmaster and decision to return to England; journal extracts, work among Chinese and Tamils; death and burial of a Christian Malay; conversion of army officer J Dodds
Thomas Beighton, Penang - his Malay translation of [Bunyan's] Pilgrim's Progress to be printed; his view on Alexander Stronach's and Samuel Dyer's postings; Muslim beliefs and practice; severe cholera; no desire for furlough after 22 years service.
G F Gottlieb - in defence of Samuel Dyer
Mrs Beighton [née Abigail Tobitt] - acknowledges gift boxes; school news.