Amboyna [Ambon],1814

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Scope and Content

includes letters by Joseph Kam from:

at sea 1.5 degrees S, 22 degrees E - account of voyage

Cape Town - further account of voyage

Batavia [Jakarta] - arrival at Java and experiences there; account of stop at Anjer [Anyer-Kidul/Anyar] in the strait of Sunda [Selat Sunda] where he baptised 4 children; received kindly at Batavia by Professor Ross and the Governor; it is decided he will take the mission station in Amboyna

Sourabaya [Surabaya], Java - ministering for half a year; requests copies of New Testament bound with psalms and the Heidelberg catechism; expects to move on to Amboina shortly; great opportunities for Christian work in the Dutch settlements in eastern Java.

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Hand-written lists of Incoming Correspondence for each year up to 1824 are contained in the Box

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