Holland,1799

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Samuel Greatheed, London - draft letter to Missionary Society in East Friesland

Netherlands Missionary Society, the Hague [Den Haag] - commend John Kicherer and Dr John Vanderkemp to LMS

draft joint letter of Joseph Hardcastle and John Eyre, London - corresponding with Netherlands in place of Dr John Vanderkemp; planning new missions

draft joint letter of Thomas Haweis and Joseph Hardcastle, London, to Bernard Ledeboer - loss of the Duff; propose to reinforce South African mission under Dr John Vanderkemp's superintendence; accept Dutch Bibles for Cape

draft letter of Thomas Haweis, London, to Bernard Ledeboer - more missionaries needed to join Dr John Vanderkemp, must be under single superintendence (LMS via Vanderkemp); South Seas missionaries in Port Jackson [Sydney]

Bernard Ledeboer, Rotterdam - will pay missionaries' expenses till they reach England but cannot guarantee full support as war has ruined Holland. Evangelical Magazine being translated into Dutch

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for Holland, 1797-1845 (much in Dutch, including correspondence with Johannes Van der Kemp before he went to South Africa).

Archivist's Note

Catalogued