South China,1844

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Dr William Lockhart, Tinghae [Dinghai] - he and Walter Medhurst going to Shanghai

George Lay, British Consulate, Canton [Guangzhou]

Leangafa [Leang A Fa, Leang A-Fa, Leung A-Fa], Canton - on the death of John Robert Morrison

William Gillespie, Calcutta and Hong Kong

William Charles Milne, Hong Kong

joint letters from James Legge and Dr Benjamin Hobson, Hong Kong - sites purchased for mission premises and Anglo-Chinese College

James Legge, Hong Kong - proposal to unite Morrison Educational Society and Anglo-Chinese College; order for 'Psalms and Hymns' hymn book; correspondence re government grant to Anglo-Chinese College, with replies

Dr Benjamin Hobson, Hong Kong - proposed erection of a Union Church

joint letters from James Legge, William Gillespie and Dr Benjamin Hobson

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note