South China,1834

Scope and Content

includes letters from

Robert Morrison, Canton and Macao [Macau] - his situation as an un-salaried missionary not covered by recent resolution of LMS; awaiting news re Anglo-Chinese College at Malacca [Melaka]; American support for mission to China outstrips England's; Morrison Albion press stopped at Macau, moved to Canton; his health being poor, he expects to be replaced as translator

Mrs Morrison [née Eliza Armstrong], Stoke Newington - LMS do not realise the anxiety they cause missionaries by slow response to their requests, her husband had given up the family house in Macao; need for more than one missionary in China and a mission house in Macau

draft letter to Robert Morrison

schedule of Robert Morrison's queries and replies given by LMS, 1826-1834

John Robert Morrison, Canton - death of his father [Dr Robert Morrison DD FRS]

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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