Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Alers Hankey, Fenchurch Street [London] and Walthamstow [Essex] - as a slave-owner, offers resignation from Treasurer, LMS (1831); resigns (1833)

John Crisp, Anti-Slavery office, Aldermanbury [London] - protest against slave-owning by missionaries or Christian Societies

T B Fiddian (secretary, Ebenezer Juvenile Missionary Society), Birmingham - no slave-owner should hold office

William Swan, Edinburgh - leaves for St Petersburg

P Auber, East India House - permission for Orlando Dobbin and James Paterson and their wives to reside in Bengal

joint letter by Orlando Dobbin and James Paterson, on board Asia; for William Drew aboard Coromandel

John Clayton, Finsbury [London]

LMS directors resolution to Viscount Goderich [Frederick Robinson, Colonial Secretary, later Earl of Ripon] - protest against 1831 Order in Council deemed unfavourable to missions

A subscriber, forwarding letter from friend in Jamaica about slave uprising

Algernon Wells, Coggeshall [Essex]

John Bilderbeck, Madras [Chennai]

Henry Burder, Hackney [London] - death of his father, George Burder

William Wilberforce, Bath - resistance to consul's opposition and Captain Kotzebue's misrepresentations re Tahiti

John Morrison, Chelsea [London]

Timothy Wildbore, Falmouth [Cornwall]

Westley and Davis [Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis, a firm], London - re History of Madagascar [by William Ellis]

P L Messervy, Jersey

John Stoughton, Windsor

David Jones, Daventry - on tour

William Urwick, Dublin

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A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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