includes letters from:
Alexander Stronach and Reginald Grylls (jointly), Penang - severe illnesses of Alexander and Eliza Patterson; Chinese schools described in newspaper Chinese Repository
Thomas Beighton, Penang - differences with Anglican chaplain; Malay tracts - one of his translations; response to criticism of his Malay translation of [Bunyan's] Pilgrim's Progress; visit to king of Queddah [Kedah]; memorandum on missionary salaries; his distress at report that Board would close Malay mission.
G F Gottlieb - alludes to petitions from Muslim residents to possible removal of Thomas Beighton from Penang
Alexander and John Stronach (jointly), Penang - proposed move to China; journal extracts