Penang [Pinang],1839

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Beighton and Evan Davies (jointly), Penang [Pinang] - report on schools in Ultra Ganges region; questions on Benjamin Keasberry's appointment to assist John Stronach

Thomas Beighton and Alexander Stronach (jointly), Penang - reports of Penang station and Prince of Wales Island Christian Association

Evan Davies, Penang and Singapore - report on school work; ill health leading to resignation.

Thomas Beighton, Penang - letter from Abdul Amid, a convert; education system; Queddah [Kedah] retaken by Siamese [Thais]; Christian English soldier engaged to assist missionaries with schools; the Singapore printing unit; baptism of 2 Malay converts; resolutions of Prince of Wales Island Christian Association; copies of letters from Sir William Norris [lawyer, Recorder of Penang], and W T Lewis; request for Alexander Stronach's services in Penang.

Alexander Stronach, Penang - arrives to work among Chinese, describes Chinese school

List of books in the Penang mission library

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Penang, 1805-1869 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note