Penang [Pinang],1843

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Beighton, Penang - on proposal to close Malay mission, Penang [Pinang]; enclosed note from Sir William Norris [lawyer, Recorder of Penang] re Penang mission; Government allowances to Penang schools; his 20 years work in Malay mission and reluctance to close; the Malay schools; enclosed paper on earthquake, Arab poem; notes on Islam

Alexander Stronach, Penang - ready to move to China; describes work among chinese with diary extracts

A Rodyk, Penang - appeal to LMS Directors not to abandon Malay mission

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Penang, 1805-1869 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note