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includes letters from:

Wilmot Horton, Downing Street (London) - on behalf of Earl Bathurst [Secretary of State for War and the Colonies]

Thomas Scales, Leeds - (letter on reverse of printed bill) petition from people of Leeds for enquiry into case of John Smith (Demerara)

Subscribers to Missions, Above-Bar Chapel, Southampton - printed notice of petition meetings re John Smith

Further letters re petition for John Smith of Demerara:-

William Urwick, Sligo

D Stuart L--- (Hibernian Auxiliary), London

John Elias, Holyhead

John Terrell, Exter

Edward Hickman, Denton (Norfolk)

John Hamer, Preston

F W Cobb, Margate

J M P Rawling, Exeter

N T Rawson, Sheffield

John Griffin, Portsea

John Reynolds, Romsey

William Roby, Manchester

Arthur Tidman, Frome

A Shrimpton, Tottenham Court Chapel auxiliary

James Millar (British & Foreign School Society), London - response to approach by Edmund Crisp re education in Madras

William Alers Hankey, London

Robert Morrison, London, Southampton and Bath

Robert T Farquhar (Governor of Mauritius 1812-1823), London

T Davies, London

R W Hamilton, Leeds

William Shrubsole, London

David Bogue, Gosport

Richard Elliott, London - re debt on Demerara chapel

Ralph Wardlaw, Innerkip [Renfrewshire]

Eliza Reeve [née Eliza Cobden], Brighton - re her husband William Reeve's work in India

John Smith (of Quilon), Coventry

Charles Pitman, Gosport

Henry Overton Wills, Bristol

Alexander Waugh, Marylebone [London] - re Scottish Missionary Society

John Campbell, Shacklewell [London] - death of Paul, an African who has studied at Borough Road school

Joseph Tarn (secretary, British & Foreign Bible Society), London

Charles Gutzlaff [Karl Gützlaff] (Netherlands Missionary Society), Rotterdam

Joshua Harrison, Wooburn (Buckinghamshire)

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A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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