Amboyna [Ambon],1816

Scope and Content

includes letters by Joseph Kam from Amboina:

report of work and Journal; duplicate; answer to David Langton's letter; describes congregations of 500-600; need of printing press and piano; journey to island of Banda [Kepulauan Banda], story of Christian church there, election of elders, great need of the gospel at other islands in vicinity; a Malayan letter written to Mr Kam and translation; letter to him, and translation, from Christians on island of Saparua; description of journey through adjacent islands, great encouragement from native church, many baptisms; great need of bibles and testaments; British governor about to hand over to Dutch.

Table giving totals baptised, received into membership, given communion and identified as Christian in places covered by his journeyings September to December 1816.

Printed epistle as left by Joseph Kam after his missionary visit to a locality.

A letter from Friedrich Christian Gotthelf Schroeter, Jaffna, to Rev J L Palm and forwarded by him for the information of the Directors

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Other Finding Aids

Hand-written lists of Incoming Correspondence for each year up to 1824 are contained in the Box

Archivist's Note