Singapore,1823

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Claudius Thomsen, Singapore - building mission house; Sir Stamford Raffles' interest in Christian missions; grant of land, becomes LMS property; Christian schools; printing requested by Singapore government; needs: printer, missionary, 2 mechanics; testimony of Col Farquhar to Thomsen's conduct; specimen of Siamese [Thai] translation of Genesis chapter 1; female Malay school; building Malay chapel; 2 converts; request to Dr Morrison for books

Samuel Milton, Singapore - printing work

Sir Stamford Raffles, Singapore - approves Claudius Thomsen's work; development proposals; openings for mechanics; proposal for LMS work on Bali island

Lt-Col William Farquhar (Resident), Singapore - foundation stone of Singapore Institution laid by Sir Stamford Raffles 5 June 1823; Farquhar returning shortly to England

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Detailed lists of the incoming correspondence contained in each folder of Singapore, Boxes 1 and 2 are to be found in the respective folders

Archivist's Note

Catalogued