Singapore,1839

Scope and Content

includes letters from Singapore by:

Leang A-Fa [Leang A Fa, Leung A Fa, Leangafa] (Chinese, with translation) describing mission work done and seeking LMS support

Alexander and John Stronach - visit of Samuel Dyer, his preaching; co-operation with American missionaries; certified copy of title to mission property between North Bridge Road and Church Street, Singapore; Mrs Alexander Stronach [née Eliza Clark Patterson] starts school for daughters of European fathers and Malay mothers.

John Stronach - On breakdown of Evan Davies health in Penang, his brother Alexander Stronach goes to work there; Leung A Fa to China; commendation of Benjamin Keasberry; tract distribution and work among Chinese; edict in own language of king of Siam [Thailand] against import and use of opium; his journal for August and September.

printed resolutions merging trusteeship of Singapore institution and school

Benjamin Keasberry - application, with attestation by Pohlman, Nevings, Ennis and Thomson (ABCFM missionaries, Reformed Dutch church), for his candidacy as an assistant LMS missionary

Access Information

Open

Other Finding Aids

Detailed lists of the incoming correspondence contained in each folder of Singapore, Boxes 1 and 2 are to be found in the respective folders

Archivist's Note

Catalogued