South China,1821

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

a lady offering £50 if mission can be opened at Loo Choo [Ryukyu Islands/Nansei-shoto]

Robert Morrison, Macau and Canton [Guangzhou] - letter to wife's parents [Mr & Mrs Morton] telling them of daughter's last days, her death; anxiety over homicides, sending son to Britain; Bible Society grant; translations, dictionary

William Milne, Malacca [Melaka]

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for South China, 1807-1872 (list G2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note