includes letters from:
Richard Knill, St Petersburg - Cornelius Rahmn's services for Swedes banned, went house-to-house at first, then left Russia; Richard Knill's church grew; his child died.
Cornelius Rahmn, St Petersburg - system of general persecution prevents all meetings, offers to serve elsewhere
John Paterson, St Petersburg - Scottish mission at Astrakhan closed; printing restrictions
William Swan, Ona - work unmolested; schools planned; lamas winning converts from shamanism; Edward Stallybrass's interview with governor general at Irkutsk [Mikhail Mikhailovich Speransky]
Edward Stallybrass, Selenginsk - Christian marriage ceremony for 2 Buryats; translations; difficulties
joint letters from Edward Stallybrass, William Swan and Robert Yuille, Selenginsk - requesting transfer printer Mitchell (Scottish mission) to Siberia
Robert Yuille, Selenginsk - a sermon; epidemics; deaths of 3 children; birth of his son