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includes letters from:

David Bogue, London, draft letter to Bernard Ledeboer - Bastian Tromp, Anthony Vanderlingen, William Anderson and James Read sailed for Cape; LMS plan to circulate large edition of New Testament in French and tracts in France; suggests opening at Cape for woman who offered

J Fonteyn, Rotterdam (Dutch, with English abstract)

Joseph Hardcastle, London, draft letter to Bernard Ledeboer - asks advice re printing New Testament in French

Cornelius Brem, Rotterdam (English extract) - original enclosed a letter for John Newton [the hymn writer]

Bernard Ledeboer, Rotterdam - Mr Manenberg and Herman Verster to accompany Mews Jans Bakker to the Cape; requests copper plate used for Dr John Vanderkemp's portrait in Evangelical Magazine; requests Vanderkemp's journals; enquires about intended activities of Basle and Bayreuth missionary societies.

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Holland, 1797-1845 (much in Dutch, including correspondence with Johannes Van der Kemp before he went to South Africa).

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