Demerara 1818

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Smith, George Town/Demerara - 62 adults baptised; death of Hannah; good progress in various places despite opposition; chapel at Le Resouvenir; presses for missionary to Mahaica

John Davies, Demerara - death of child, low state of health; no answer received to request to visit England, loses law case against printer of Guiana Chronicles; importance of validating ordination certificates; 2 bad fever attacks; complains against Wesleyans; finance.

Richard Elliott, Demerara - corrects misunderstanding of his feeling towards John Davies; property at Tobago; great success of West Coast work.

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Demerara, 1807-1894, (list C2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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