South China,1841

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Dr Benjamin Hobson, Macau - foreign missions and the home churches; missionaries' health; papers on sources, nature, extent and operation of opium

John Robert Morrison, Macau - nature & object of Morrison Education Society, Macao

Dr William Lockhart, Ting hae [Dinghai] (Chusan [Zhoushan] Island) and on board British transport, East coast and Macau - medical and evangelistic work, including among British soldiers; his marriage to Catherine Parkes; no settlement after war; Chinese hatred of foreigners

joint report by John Robert Morrison, Dr William Lockhart, William Milne and Benjamin Hobson, Macau - on domestic and general occurences in opium war (including Dr Lockhart's Chusan Diary)

Leangafa [Leang A Fa, Leang A-Fa, Leung A-Fa] - his persecution for gospel's sake

printed notice of expeditions against Ting-hae and Chusan

joint letter of Dr William Lockhart, William Charles Milne and Dr Benjamin Hobson, Macau

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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