Archive Unit

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

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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).

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