North China,1876

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

Samuel Meech, Peking [Beijing] - accounts; death of daughter; notes of visits to country stations; district committee minutes

James Gilmour, Peking

John Barradale, Tientsin - period in sole charge; progress of pastors Hsiang Kai Ming and Chang tau leu; plan of house

Joseph Edkins, Shanghai and Peking - detailed description of work in Singapore and a Sunday in Hong Kong; progress noted on his return; attendance and contribution of a paper to Shanghai Missionary Conference, 1877

George Owen, Peking -story of the iron tablet that brought rain

Jonathan Lees, Tientsin

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for North China, 1860-1898 (list G4), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note