Malacca [Melaka],1831

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Samuel Dyer, Malacca - his move to Malacca, with letter from Josiah Hughes suggesting swap

Samuel Kidd, Singapore - visits Singapore for health; contacts; hopeful for mission; but returns home for health

J Edmonds, recommends sending missionary to Malacca for Chinese

Mrs C E Garling, St Helena - plea on her homeward journey on behalf of Malacca missionaries

Samuel Garling, Malacca - refuses appointment as a Foreign Director of LMS

Josiah Hughes, Bombay [Mumbai] - heathen superstitions in Bombay

Samuel Kidd and Josiah Hughes, Malacca - schools for Chinese girls run by Miss Wallace; schools for Malays

Mary Christie Wallace, Mary Ann Aldersey, Samuel Dyer and Mr Suter - report and correspondence on girls' schools

Further paper included with 1831:

Memorandum, London, on copies of Chinese Grammar (Premare's Notitia Linguae Sinicae) sent by Samuel Kidd

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Malacca, 1814-1859, (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note