Batavia [Jakarta],1842

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Walter Medhurst, Batavia [Jakarta] - Time to enter China has arrived, appeals to be allowed to go; future of Batavia mission; William Young to marry Miss Varden; report of work, prospects and rationale; copy of letter from Mrs Erde (Surabaya) with story of Anna, liberated slave; mission accounts; half-yearly report; disappointment at not im,mediately being allowed to enter China; William Young's capabilities.

William Young, Batavia - his father's death; Mr & Mrs Fursey of the orphanage to return to England; his engagement and future.

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence covering letters from Batavia 1814-1843 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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