North China,1895

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

William Hopkyn Rees, Hsaio Chang [Siaochang/Xiaozhang] - balance sheet; newspaper description of attack on John Grant; started boys school; persecution of converts; robbers and soldiers

Georgina Smith, Peking [Beijing] and steamship Shanghai

Mrs Allardyce [née Edith Goode], Adelaide and Sydney

Jonathan Lees, Tientsin [Tianjin] - copy of letter to Rev J J Dennis, New York (Missions and Sociology)

John Grant, Hsiao Chang -

Mary Roberts, Hsiao Chang

John Allardyce, Peking and Tientsin - accounts; balance sheet; work re-started at Fangshan

Dr Eliot Curwen, Peking - praises his dispenser Li Hsiao Chuan; birth of son

Alexander King (secretary), Tientsin - resolutions, including purchase of property at Tung-an and buildings at Yensan; district committee minutes;

Arthur Cousins, Tientsin

Joseph Stonehouse, Peking - country work

David Murray, Tientsin - visit to Ho-Chien [Hejian] district; moving to Yensan

Evan Bryant, Peking and Hankow [Wuhan] -

Dr George Smith, Tientsin - some patients; gratitude of soldiers treated

Samuel Meech, Peking - plan of proposed changes in West City

Mary Moreton, Peking

Dr James Bennett, Tientsin and Shanghai

Charlotte Kerr, Tientsin

Mary Macey, Tientsin (Hun Hua)

Dr Sewell McFarlane, Hsaio Chang [Siaochang/Xiaozhang] - death of his son from cholera

Clara Goode, Sydney

George Owen, Peking - on theological training; wishes work with American Board (ABCFM)

Dr Lillie Saville

Dr Sewell McFarlane, Hsaio Chang

pictures of supposed Chinese victories in Sino-Japanese fighting

Access Information


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