South China,1830

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Charles Stewart, ship Vincennes, Macao Roads

Robert Morrison, Canton [Guangzhou] and Macau - arrival of American missionaries; his son John Robert Morrison appointed translator to British merchants in Hong Kong; work of Leangafa [Leang A Fa, Leang A-Fa, Leung A-Fa], extract from Leangafa's diary

joint letter from Elijah Bridgman and David Abeel (American missionaries)

list of tracts (authors: Robert Morrison, David Collie, William Milne, Leangafa) circulated in China proper

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note