Central China,1866

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

William Muirhead, Shanghai - death of Dr James Gentle (in charge of Chinese hospital); property deeds; Chinese hospital in care of Dr Johnstone; proposes to visit Mongolia with Joseph Edkins

work for 1864; 2 ordinations; copy of letter from Robert Hart enclosed; death of Dr James Henderson; copies of Chinese dictionary sent, printing office to be closed

George Owen, Shanghai

Evan Bryant, Shanghai and Hankow [Hankou]

James Tod, Shanghai - minutes of Union Chapel re self-support and an appointment

Griffith John, Hankow - appreciation of Joseph Mullens' visit; more about Chinese evangelists Shen a Sing and Lo Hiang Yung; plan of new hospital, building completed

Richard Maxwell - development of chapel scheme into hospital scheme

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Central China, 1843-1866 (list G5), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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