Malacca [Melaka],1834

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Josiah Hughes and John Evans, Malacca - preaching in Chinese, Malay, Portuguese and English

John Evans, Malacca - his early days and difficulties in Malacca; baptisms and Bible classes with Chinese; need of colleague; persecution of Chinese Christians; Leang A-Fa [Leang A Fa, Leung A-Fa, Leangafa] at Malacca

Josiah Hughes, Malacca - baptism of 4 Malays, account of service

Thomas Beighton and Samuel Dyer, Malacca - extracts from Penang [Pinang] missionaries' letters on Josiah Hughes' case

William Hankey (LMS Treasurer), London - finance for Chinese type font development

Memorandum on Anglo-Chinese College

deaths of Dr Robert Morrison and of Lord Napier [William John, 9th Lord Napier, British emissary to China, died at Macao]

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Malacca, 1814-1859, (list G1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note