Batavia [Jakarta],1832

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Walter Medhurst, Batavia [Jakarta] - Chinese concept of sin, etc; refuting arguments; Gottlob Bruckner banished from Samarang [Semarang], his tracts confiscated; failure of Resident's case against him in Batavia; mission accounts; printed return schedule; founding an orphanage; asks LMS Directors to find and fund a qualified superintendent.

Walter Medhurst, off Java coast (en route to Samarang and Sourabaya [Surabaya] - doubts about the Ultra Ganges Mission; formation of English Church; efforts to counter immorality in European expatriates; Christian publications produced on the lithographic press; Rev Charles Wimberley of Bengal taking services at Batavia for period of tour.

William Young, Batavia - his view of a missionary's work

jointly from Walter Medhurst and William Young, Batavia - report, with

Constitution of Batavia English Church

List of populations of Batavia

list of books in mission library

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence covering letters from Batavia 1814-1843 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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