South China,1856

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

Dr Benjamin Hobson, Canton [Guangzhou] and Hong Kong - medical work in Canton; contributions by foreign community; baptism applicants; Dr Wong Foon; Canton in state of siege

joint letters by James Legge and John Chalmers, Hong Kong - report on general work; baptisms and experiences of converts; fleeting population

unknown correspondent - apology to LMS

James Legge, Hong Kong - German missionaries and Delegates' version of the Scriptures

John Chalmers, Hong Kong - birth of son

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note