South China,1831

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Charles Gutzlaff [Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff], Bangkok - translation work in Siam [Thailand]; death of his wife [née Maria Newell]

R Hudleston - printed description of attack by Chinese officials on factories occupied by British in Canton [Guangzhou]

Robert Morrison, Canton and Macau - work of Leangafa [Leang A Fa, Leang A-Fa, Leung A-Fa], future of Anglo-Chinese College at Malacca [Melaka]; 5 summaries of accounts and minutes re Robert Morrison's mission work in China 1809-1832

John Taylor Jones (American missionary), Rangoon [Yangon] - extract about teacher from Anglo-Chinese College teaching in Rangoon

description of work in Siam

Access Information


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