Central China,1848

Scope and Content

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

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Central China, 1843-1866 (list G5), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note