Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Crombie Brown, St Petersburg - re petition to be permitted to baptise Buryats

Edward Stallybrass, Khodon (to to J Jowett) - principles on which Bible has been translated; accusations of their interference with Orthodox church; uncertain future; study with 11 boys; 3 of his children joined church; grace working in Buryat hearts; 2 converts; reveals reason for separate stations

William Swan, Khodon - journey by horse-drawn sledge; John Abercrombie (printer) joined him at Casam [Kazan]; Genesis in the press; faith of young converts; letter to Jemima Thompson for Missionary Repository

Shagdor, Khodon to Mrs Monds (sister of late Mrs Stallybrass [née Sarah Robinson]) - his conversion and his people's need

John Abercrombie, Selenginsk (to William Swan) - Robert Yuille's conduct

William Swan, Khodon (to Edward Stallybrass) - Robert Yuille's case; little Bodma anxious about his soul; suggests revision of New Testament be published in their two names only to save offence; extracts of William Ellis's letter to Edward Stallybrass

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A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Russia, 1804-1848.

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