Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Williams, Manchester, Birmingham, London, Dartmouth and on board the Camden off Deal - forthcoming marriage of his son John;

John Harris, Epsom

Sarah Bland [daughter of William Henry]

joint letter from Alexander Stronach and John Stronach, Singapore

John Trew, Colonial Office (Downing Street, London) - grant from Mico charity

Sir Harry Verney, Westminster [London]

joint letter by John Williams and 6 other missionaries, Dartmouth - 'the most propitious voyage', the Camden anchored on Sabbath evening

David Griffiths, Clyde [Scotland] on board the Malabar - resolved to return Madagascar privately

Walter Medhurst, Hackney [London]

Mary Johns (wife of David Johns), on board brig Resource, at Gravesend [Kent]

Lord Glenelg, Colonial Office - invitation for Henry Nott to Queen Victoria's levée, to present his version of the Scriptures in Tahitian language

Henry Nott, London and on board Eweretta - suggesting a gift for Pomare, queen of Tahiti

Joseph Freeman, Walthamstow [Essex] - advises appointing an agent for Ireland

Henry Overton Wills, Bristol

John Jukes, Yeovil [Somerset]

John Whitehouse, Dorking

Arthur Tidman, Finsbury Square [London]

Thomas Binney, Kennington Common [Surrey, later London borough of Lambeth] and Paris - accepted invitation to preach anniversary sermon at Surrey Chapel

A Sinclair, Dublin

Gilbert Wardlaw, Blackburn Academy

R Moffat (senior), Inverkeithing [Scotland]

John Sibree, Coventry

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list for Home Incoming Correspondence, 1795-1876 (list A1) is available for available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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