includes letters from:
William Milne, Malacca - health, translation, schools for Chinese, salaries; books and translations being sent to England; work at Singapore.
British & Foreign School Society, London - to William Milne and his reply from Malacca - school work at Malacca and Penang [Pinang].
David Collie, en route, inc Madras [Chennai], and from Malacca - impression of Indian heathenism, death of his wife [née Ann Murray]; his arrival and study of Chinese; Dr William Milne's writings and translations.
Thomas Beighton, Malacca - asks for medical books
George Huttman, Malacca
James Humphreys, Malacca - work at printing office and Anglo-Chinese college; Malay school started; redeemed slave becomes a Christian
Claudius Thomsen, Malacca - an unhappy situation in Malacca; proposes move to Singapore
copies of pamphlet; missionary moves, Walter Medhurst moving to Penang
deaths of William Milne and of Mrs Ince [née Barr]