Central China,1861

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

William Muirhead, Shanghai and Nanking [Nanjing] - Dr Dr William Lockhart at Tientsin [Tianjin]; Mrs Edkins [née Jane Rowbotham Stobbs] died; emperor of China dead; new compound needed; annual report; translation of Heavenly Prince's Mission

Robert Dawson, Shanghai

John Macgowan, Shanghai - half-yearly report; training teachers and preachers

Griffith John, Shanghai and Hankow [Hankou] - his work in Hankow

Dr James Henderson, Shanghai - old hospital site sold, land for new hospital bought

Joseph Edkins, Shanghai

Mrs Dawson [née Sarah Rawson]

Hugh Cowie, Shanghai

Robert Wilson, Shanghai and Kanagacoa (Japan)

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Central China, 1843-1866 (list G5), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note