North China,1867

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

James Williamson, Tientsin - encouraging preaching visit to northern Shantung [Shandong]

Joseph Edkins, Peking [Beijing] - Jews from Kai feng fu sending sons to LMS Peking school

Jonathan Lees, Tientsin [Tianjin] - details of his tour to 4 provinces; paper 'Some observations upon work of Protestant Missions in Rural Districts of China'

Alexander Williamson, Chefoo [Yantai] - great oportunities at Chefoo compared to villages

Dr John Dudgeon, Peking - (copy of letter to Dr William Lockhart): infanticide; imprudence re buildings, church discipline

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for North China, 1860-1898 (list G4), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note