Australia, 1816

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

William Crook, Sydney - leaving for Tahiti

Judge Jeffery Hart Bent, Sydney - decision in case against John Martin, captain of the Queen Charlotte

Samuel Marsden, Parramatta [Sydney] - success of Tahiti mission; on the inception of mission to Friendly Islands [Tonga]; sending idols from Tahiti

Thomas Hassall [Hassell ?], Sydney - engaged in Sunday School work; William Ellis and Samuel Hassall printing books for the islands

William Shelley, Parramatta

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Australia Incoming Correspondence, 1798-1868 (list D1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note