South China,1871

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

John Chalmers, Canton [Guangzhou] - negotiations by Chinese Christians for rebuilding of Fatshan [Foshan] chapel; report

James Legge and J S Cox, Hong Kong - printed minutes of annual meeting of members and seatholders of Union Church

James Legge, Hong Kong - translation of volume of Chinese classics; memoir of Tsun Sheen, Chinese evangelist

D R Crawford (secretary, Union Chapel), Hong Kong

Frederick Turner, Hong Kong - committee minutes; return of missionaries' families to Britain (if ill) without requiring LMS directors'approval; proposal of Chinese church in Hong Kong to become independent of Mission; trust deeds for Chinese chapels; violation by Chinese officials of Treaty of Toleration; illness and death of Tsun, Chinese evangelist

Ernest Eitel, Hong Kong

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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