Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Roby, Manchester

Herbert Mends, Plymouth - local subscriptions; need of a ship; recommends potential missionaries

William Sims, London - estimate for passages to Otaheite [Tahiti]

David Bogue, Gosport

Edward Parsons, Leeds - list of West Riding dissenting ministers

Alexander Waugh, London

George Burder, Coventry

John Potticary, Newport (Isle of Wight)

John Barrett, Kidderminster

Mr Cox (unsigned)

William Elphinstone

Matthew Wilks, Manchester

joint letter on behalf of Bow Lane Meeting House by John Marshall, James Millar and William Rose


Robert Coleman, Horslydown [Southwark]

J Sibree, Froome [Frome, Somerset]

joint memo from Joseph Hardcastle, Joseph Reyner and John Fenn

Richard Alliott, Nottingham

Robert Little, Birmingham - on flyleaf of printed appeal circular of the Missionary Society; recommendation of Benjamin Broomhall and Henry Nott

John Dyer, Admiralty Office - protection granted to men of the Duff against the press gang

John Mead Ray, Sudbury - list of ministers in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk

joint letter by James Neale and John Love (directors of the Missionary Society) to East India Company

copy of letter to lords of the Admiraty seeking protection for the Duff sailing to the South Sea Islands

calculation of first cost and outfit of a small vessel (brig) from actual cost of one for the Southern whale fishery

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Other Finding Aids

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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