Batavia [Jakarta],1828

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includes letters from:

Jacob Tomlin, Batavia [Jakarta] - hopes to stay at Batavia where prospect hopeful and visit Siam [Thailand] with Walter Medhurst

Walter Medhurst, Batavia and Singapore - (to Robert Morrison) proposed visit to Siam with Jacob Tomlin and Carl Gutzlaff [Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff]; (to LMS, London) report on work; recommends William Young as assistant; faces growing opposition; proposes visit to Japan; impossible to get passage to Siam.

William Young, Batavia - statement of his religious views

copies of letters from James Penney and W H Pearce, Calcutta testifying to William Young's suitability

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence covering letters from Batavia 1814-1843 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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