Australia, 1855

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

William Henry, Ryde near Sydney

John Poore, Sydney - scheme to train Island workers in Australia; inter-denominational work among Chinese in goldfields; 2 Chinese evangelists apppointed

Robert Ross, Sydney

William Law, Launceston [Tasmania] - became minister at Launceston; resigned from LMS

James Beazley, Redfern [Sydney]

Alexander Macdonald, Auckland (New Zealand)

William Young, Sydney and Castlemaine [Victoria, Australia] - baptised a Chinese convert in Sydney; enclosed letter from

Henry Hopkins, Hobart

Richard Fletcher, Melbourne

Mrs Thomson [née Louisa Barff], Sydney

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Australia Incoming Correspondence, 1798-1868 (list D1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note