Demerara 1830

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Joseph Ketley, Demerara - new chapel at Fort Island; legal business re Sarah Davies [ne Saunders] and her children; John Wray's ill-health; need more missionaries; copy of West Coast chapel papers & plans; Library

Rev E Brown, Inverkeithing - enquiry as to native teachers for East indies

J McNab, Greenock - Sarah Davies' property, further difficulties; thanks for allowing another chance

Rev W Wilson, Greenock - protests against Directors' resolution not to buy late John Davies' property.

Sarah Davies [ne Saunders], Demerara (and Cambridge Heath, London) - bill for travel to England; explanation re piece of land; extracts re: Indians.

Michael Lewis, Demerara - arrives, joint letters with Joseph Ketley ( budget to enable Directors to fix allowance, and enlargement of Providence Chapel, hopeful report on West Coast, Fort Island encouraging); reports on Mission; John Wray's health

John Arundel (Home Secretary), London -interview with Sarah Davies

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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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