Amboyna [Ambon],1817

Scope and Content

includes letters by:

Joseph Kam, Amboina - report on his work; many converts; idols destroyed; insurrection on the island of Saparuwa [Saparua], many killed; murder of Dutch Resident Van der Berg and family; Kam prevented from visiting Celebes Islands because of the difficult situation and obliged to write letters for the Dutch colonial government to the islands he had visited, until he protested this was not proper business for a minister of the gospel; efforts of Dutch government to suppress the insurrection.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Hand-written lists of Incoming Correspondence for each year up to 1824 are contained in the Box

Archivist's Note

Catalogued