Demerara 1829

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includes letters from:

John Wray, Demerara - Joseph Ketley arrives; W Coast Chapel to be handed to LMS

Sarah Davies [ne Saunders], Demerara - doctor's bill; ready to leave when paid; accepts offer to McNab with qualifications; reserves husband's tomb.

Joseph Ketley, Demerara - resides in Charles Town, George Town; re W Coast chapel: Sarah Davies' plans for it; chapel handed over from Church of England; Sarah Davies holds it; her action in the matter; congregation and cost; bargains with Sarah Davies; thinks a new chapel might be cheaper; W Coast property and work at Providence.

J H Foster, Demerara - inventory of effects at chapel at Blankenburg, West Coast (handed over to Joseph Ketley).

Sir Benjamin d'Urban (lieut-governor), Demerara - West Coast chapel

J McNab, Greenock - allowance to Sarah Davies, accepts £1000 for chapel; final terms.

R B Lusk, Greenock - asks for letters

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Demerara, 1807-1894, (list C2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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