includes letters from:
Thomas Beighton, Penang [Pinang] - work on Queddah [Kedah] coast; circular seeking subscriptions for Penang [Pinang] native schools; copy of letter to Claudius Thomsen; a soldier's conversion; soldiers now permitted to attend evening services; chapel finances; correspondence with Kenneth Murchison, Deputy President, Penang [later Governor General] on Government allowances for schools. Malay account of Sabat's history and death with partial translation into English.
Samuel Dyer, Penang - 6-monthly report; difficulties in Chinese mission work; purchase of small house in Chinese Bazaar for evangelismand opening small dispensary; still preparing metal Chinese type; Mrs Dyer [née Maria Tarn]'s work in child adoption.
Maria Newell's marriage to Carl Gutzlaff [Karl Friedrich August Gützlaff]