Penang [Pinang],1837

Scope and Content

includes letters from Penang [Pinang] by:

Thomas Beighton and Evan Davies (jointly) - report of Penang station for 1836-7; printed returns schedule

Thomas Beighton - his ill health and need of sea voyage; Malay tract on murder (with translation); schools; adoption; letter from king of Queddah [Kedah], reply and interview; extracts from Penang residents about schools.

Evan Davies - short-staffed; schools; visits to Singapore and Malacca; prospects of 'Prince of Wales Island [Pinang] Christian Association'; extract of letter from Samuel Dyer

death of Samuel Wolfe

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Penang, 1805-1869 (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note