Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Missionary Society, to Sweden

J Van der Pouin, Lexmond [Netherlands] (Dutch with English translation by Dr Johannes Vanderkemp) - offer of service

Evan Nepean [first secretary to the Admiralty, later Sir Evan Nepean], Admiralty Office - response to request for protection of Duff men from press-gang

Robert Little, Hanley, Staffordshire [later Stoke on Trent]

Thomas Robson, Cork [Ireland] - reporting return of the Duff

Benjamin Barr, Cove of Cork (on behalf of the ship Duff's company)

John Griffin, Portsea [Portsmouth, Hampshire]

William Cole, Colchester - plan for a missionary magazine

joint letter from George Lewis (Bala) and Morgan Jones (Newcastle Emlyn, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion) - first expression of interest from Wales

William Wilson, London

Alexander Waugh, Whitby

J M Wildbore, Falmouth

Joseph Slatterie, Chatham

John Saltren, Bridport

William Howell, Knaresbro' [Knaresborough, Yorkshire]

John Eyre. Hackney

Charles Remmington, London

Joseph Hardcastle, London - to Thomas Robson on his appointment to command the Duff

joint letter by S Carver and T Barrett (both nearly 18), Cornhill (London) - offering to be midshipmen on the Duff

John Smith, Sheffield

J Boden, Sheffield

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note