Demerara 1831

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Joseph Ketley, Demerara - ill-health, Michael Lewis going to Berbice; health better, hope for assistant, birth of daughter; mission news; junior auxiliary formed; hurricane and distress; general review, plans and prospects.; finance; general report on missions in Demerara.

Sarah Davies [ne Saunders], Bristol - asks for monies to be invested; intends starting a school.

Michael Lewis, Demerara - propriey of staying at Berbice in John Wray's absence?; need another worker in Demerara; regrets Directors unable to get a missionary for Demerara, recommends John Adams; writes to John Wray explaining presence in Demerara to restrain slaves when freed (imminently)

John Adams, Berbice - offers himself as missionary

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Demerara, 1807-1894, (list C2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note