Batavia [Jakarta],1834

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Walter Medhurst, Batavia [Jakarta] - new Malay book just published; enclosed letter to British & Foreign Bible Society re Harmony of the Gospels with notes; printed 1st annual report of Parapattan Orphan Asylum; argues for Samuel Dyer proceeding with Chinese metal printing type; compares Christian and Muslim modes of production and circulation of literature; death of Dr Robert Morrison makes revision of Chinese Bible urgent; feels LMS dilatory in occupying China field; sends son to England for school; hopes to visit Canton then England; William Young's position; another missionary urgently needed in Batavia and teacher for orphans school; case of Claudius Thomsen

official Netherlands East Indies document in Dutch re: Walter Medhurst

jointly from Walter Medhurst and William Young, Batavia - report, with mission accounts and printed return schedule

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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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