South China,1816

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Robert Morrison, Canton [Guangzhou], Macau and on board Discovery - condition of China; persecution of Catholic Christians; dictionary; contriversy re Chinese movable types; seizure of his Chinese books; translating Psalms, new edition of his New Testament; going as an interpreter to embassy

George Burder, London

Joshua Marshman, ?Serampore - refutes charges against him

Access Information


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