Home Extra,1799

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

copies of joint letters by John Eyre and Joseph Hardcastle, London to Laurens Petzius, Lidkoping, Sweden; to the Basil [Basel, Switzerland] Christian Society; to Baron von Schirnding

copy of letter by John Eyre, London to Dr Herzog (president) and Karl Steinkopf [Charles Steinkopff] (secretary), Christian Society at Basel

draft letter from the Missionary Society, London to brethren assembled in Herrnhut [Moravian Church]

Aspasios, London - enclosing copy of letter to Weekly Register pleading for missions to Ireland and Jamaica [see letter from this writer in Home/Incoming Letters/1799

John Eyre, London to the Missionary Societies at Edinburgh; Glasgow; Dutch Missionary Society [Netherlands]

Thomas Ludlam (governor), Thornton Hill (Sierra Leone)

John Bottomley, Scarborough [Yorkshire] to Joseph Hardcastle, London

minutes of committee to consider new missions to the Pacific

Joseph Hardcastle, London - report of above committee; draft letter to Mr Hill, Lisbon; letter to Captain Philip Gidley King (governor, New South Wales) commends missionaries at Port Jackson [Sydney] to his interest

Thomas Haweis, London - to Thomas Charles, Bala [Wales]

report of committee on transport of missionaries to South Seas

Captain Thomas Bligh on board Cornwall, off Mexico - handed letters from Tahiti to American ship, list of addressees

Samuel Greatheed, Newport Pagnell - loss of Duff

M Colquhoun, Dundee - reactions to loss of Duff, sending £100

John Beattie, Weymouth

joint draft letter by John Eyre and Joseph Hardcastle to missionaries in Sydney

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed list available at the School of Oriental and African Studies for 1764-1800, Box 1, folders 1 to 6 (ref: A1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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