includes letters from:-
Walter Medhurst, Shanghai - revision of Scriptures; controversy over term for 'God'
William Milne, Shanghai - half-yearly reports; attack on certain missionaries, robbery; accommodation difficulties for newly arrived missionaries; modes of heathen worship ansd customs; visits; Bible revision
Alexander Wylie, Shanghai - plan of printing press
William Muirhead, Shanghai - journeys into country; Buddhism & Taoism
Joseph Edkins, Shanghai
Mary Ann Aldersey, Ningpo [Ningbo]
Financial matters for Canton & Shanghai 1848-9