Australia, 1856

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Robert Ross, Sydney - wreck of ship in which supplies were sent to Maré; James Russell's marriage to Rhoda Foss

William Rout, Hobart

William Young, Castlemaine [Victoria, Australia] - enclosed reports of mission to Chinese in goldfields

William Mills, Newtown, Sydney - resigning from LMS for health reasons; starting business as chemist

William Day, Hobart

William Law, Launceston [Tasmania] - LMS auxiliary established at Launceston

James Sunderland, Melbourne

Alexander Macdonald, Auckland (New Zealand)

William Henry, Ryde near Sydney

Captain Robert Morgan on board John Williams, Apia (Samoa), Tahiti and Sydney

Frederick Miller, Hobart Town - the John Williams' arrival and subsequent meetings

Charles Pitman, Sydney

Captain William Williams, Hobart and Hobson's Bay [Victoria, Australia]

Access Information


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