Central China,1864

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:-

William Muirhead, Shanghai - annual report; 2 ordinations; copy of letter from Robert Hart enclosed;

Robert Thomas, Shanghai - death of his wife [née Caroline Godfrey]; asks to go to Hankow [Hankou]; reasons for his resignation

forwards report from Dr Dr William Lockhart; subscriptions to memorial churches, Madagascar; plan of compound; half-yearly account; educational work; influence of Catholic missionaries with French authorities; death of Robert Wilson

Griffith John, Hankow [Hankou] - review of previous 2½ years in Hankow; letter from Robert Arthington; death of Dr William Wells; desire to start work at Wuchang [Wuhan]

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Central China, 1843-1866 (list G5), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note