Penang [Pinang],1842

Scope and Content

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

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Penang, 1805-1869 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note