North China,1878

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

joint letter from George Owen and James Gilmour, Peking - describe visit to Chanhua district, NW Shantung [Shandong]

James Gilmour, Peking and Kalgan [Zhangjiakou] - should leave above NW Shantung area in hands of Methodist New Connexion; trip into Mongolia

Samuel Meech, Peking and Tientsin - accounts; fears too many baptised during famine relief; district committee and annual meeting minutes; common standard on baptismal practice

Joseph Edkins, Shangtung [Shandong] and Peking- plea for women missionaries or further reinforcement

Jonathan Lees, Tientsin - continued famine and sickness; on relief work

George Owen (acting secretary), Peking - death of John Barradale and others from typhus; minutes, need of girls school

Dr John Dudgeon, Peking - hospital and preaching work

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for North China, 1860-1898 (list G4), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued