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includes letters from:

Friedrich Krohn, Berlin - Thanks William Ellis for refuting critical statements re missionaries in Sandwich islands [Hawaii]; relayed them in session of Geographical Society; willing to translate books to combat false reports; details papers sent; requests guides to theology in English and assistance in 'my ecclesiatico-geographical task'

Ch G Barth of Moettlingen, near Calw, Wurtemberg [Württemberg] - thanks for idols etc; requests blocks used in books to illustrate his children's books; distributes LMS publications

joint letter of P Laroche and Ed Kuntze, Berlin - wish to exchange publications regularly; 4-year old Berlin Missionary Society wish to send missionaries to Africa; where would LMS advise they go?

J Campbell, Kingsland [London] forwarding above letter

Professor Neumann, Munich - appreciates William Ellis's books; requests grammars etc to help with book on Polynesian language

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A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Germany, 1801-1838.

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