Amboyna [Ambon],1826

Scope and Content

includes letters by Joseph Kam from Amboina [Ambon]

- had received medicine, books, paper, pens and news of LMS missionaries including fate of Smith (Demerara) and successes in South Seas; no annual report sent for 1825 because of 5-month tour of southern islands in the Banda Sea; report on his voyage would follow when translated; baptisms of converts; 5 teachers sent out to other islands.

- about to set off for 3-month voyage; colleague at Buru had died; Amboina church prospering; more missionaries needed.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Type-written lists of Incoming Correspondence years from 1825 are contained in the Box

Archivist's Note

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