Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Samuel Wilson, London

Richard Knill, London and Chichester [Sussex] - proposal for a college for LMS students; tour, auxiliaries formed; Scripture distribution in Russia

John Williams - re LMS directors' discusson on restricting missionaries' trading activities

James Mirams, Sheerness

combined letters (on same sheet) Thomas Henderson and John Hay, Turvey

J T Porter, Darwen [Lancashire

Samuel Kidd, Hackney

Mary Hill, on board ship off Deal [Kent] and from Tooting [London]

David Jones, on board George Canning opposite Ramsgate [Kent] and Ryde and Brading [Isle of Wight]

Thomas Raffles, Liverpool

Joseph Freeman, Walthamstow [Essex]

James Sherman, Surrey Chapel House (parsonage) [London] - wine no longer to be served in vestry for visitors to mission services

James Hough, Ham (Surrey) - Dr Wiseman's criticism of LMS misisonaries to Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]

Henry Nott, London and Hackney

George Gogerly, Edmonton [Middlesex, later London] and Newton-Limavady [Limavady, Ireland] - LMS unpopular in North of Ireland because associated with Independents [Congregationalists]' hostility to episcopalians and presbyterians; re Nawab of Moorshedabad [Murshidabad]

Walter Medhurst, Huddersfield [Yorkshire] and Exeter [Devon]

combined letters of J D Bergue, Lincoln and John Pain, Horncastle [Lincolnshire]

Arthur Abney Walker, Temple Ogue [Templeogue], Dublin

James Read, Kelso [Roxburghshire] and Hackney [London] - touring Scotland; then returning South Africa

William Ellis, Malton [Yorkshire]

John Campbell, Edinburgh - withdrawing support from LMS because of John Pye-Smith's reported anti-Conservative, anti-Establishment speech

Charles Brainsford, Hackney [London]

Thomas Fowell Buxton, Northrepps Hall [Norfolk]

- Harle, London - conscentious reservation about accepting government grant for schools in West Indies

Caroline Parish [widow of William Parish], London

John Angell James, Edgbaston [Birmingham]

David Griffiths, Machynlleth - enclosed copy and translation of queen Rainihiaro's letter permitting his return to Madagascar

Jonathan Sutcliffe, Ashton-under-Lyne - commending William Ashton to Airedale College

J Pickton, Borough Road [London] - school equipment for missions from British and Foreign School Society


Samuel Ransom, Hackney [London]

Edward Bickersteth, Watton (Hertfordshire)

John Hands

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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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