Germany,1819

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Martin Schneider, Berthelsdorf near Herrnhut - Moravian Church [Unitas Fratrum]'s thanks for £400 contribution to their work at Sarepta [Krasnoarmeiisk in modern Volvograd] among the Calmucs [Kalmyki]; Jacob Isaac Schmidt [aka Isaac Jakob Schmidt] has translated Matthew's Gospel into Calmuc; 2 Sarepta brethren attending the Torgutch [Torghut] horde; 2 Buryat nobles Nomtu and Badma were in Schmidt's care at St Petersburg; enclosed letter (below) from Jaenicke to Van der Smissen

G D Mudie, London and Hamburg (minister of the English Reformed Church, Hamburg) - his church could spearhead evangelism, backed by auxiliary missionary society receiving support throughout North East Germany

Alexander Waugh, London (to William Alers Hankey) - supports G D Mudie's intended application for help in building church at Hamburg

T Pellatt, Chairman LMS Northern Committee - report to LMS directors on 2 letters immediately above

J Jaenicke, Berlin, to Jacob Gisbert Van der Smissen - Berlin seminary and students; Dr Pinkerton and Mr Gordon of Edinburgh have requested 2 students to work there among Jews

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Germany, 1801-1838.

Archivist's Note

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