Singapore,1867

Scope and Content

two letters from:

Benjamin Keasberry, Mount Zion, Singapore - one convert is a woman from the Cocos Islands: quotes her comments; Chinese church at Bukit Timah continues, removal of former catechist, appointment of successor; expects William Young to come from Australia and join in the mission; boarding schools contain 39 boys, 11 girls; two sons are returned from Blackheath school (one remains there) and being initiated into mission work; transfer of mission chapel on 1 July whereafter Scotch church ceased paying rent. Strongly urges the claims of the mission upon the Directors.

Personal account of two converts, one of whom had a 'happy death' soon after; new candidates, good congregations, progress of the schools; William Young not able to leave Australia after all [he eventually came in about 1875]

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed lists of the incoming correspondence contained in each folder of Singapore, Boxes 1 and 2 are to be found in the respective folders

Archivist's Note

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