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LevelSub-series
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A1 O6
TitleMiscellaneous correspondence and papers of local committee and mission secretaries 1819-1821, 1823, 1831, 1833, 1836, 1838, 1841-1847, 1849-1853, 1860-1864, 1868-1871, 1874, 1879-1880
Extent103 docs.
Date1819-1880
DescriptionIncludes correspondence with mission surgeon (W. Fergusson 1833-1843, Robert Clarke 1844-1847) and colonial engineer (Benjamin Scott 1843); applications for employment with the Society; petitions from native congregations; complaints against missionaries and disputes in the mission.
Includes:
/1A-B Administrator's account and inventory of goods of Rev. John Collier sold by auction 1819;
/4 Account of death and funeral of Rev. M. Renner 1821;
/5 Inventory of articles of James Bunyer deceased, sold 1823;
/6 Wellington school report by William Tubb Mar 1831;
/7 Letter relating to health of Miss Nylander 1833;
/10 Requisition for medicines and vaccine lymph (outbreak of smallpox) 1836;
/12-14 Correspondence relating to James Patterson, Wesleyan missionary and trustees of the Ebenezer Chapel, Freetown 1836 [see O1/310-311];
/28-30 Letters relating to founding Female Institution at Regent 1845;
/33 Statements and complaints of ill-treatment and relating to salaries, made by native assistants examined before the local committee 1846 [see O5/5];
/36 Brighton, England, asking for "own missionary" [catechist] 1849;
/40 Petition for help in building church at Bathurst 1850;
/41, 46 Complaints relating to Rev. N. Denton of Regent 1851, 1852;
/53 Memoir of Peter Wilson of Kissy [Kissey] Road church 1860;
/54 Copy of letter from king of Bullom Shore 1861;
/60 Letter relating to introduction of CMS to Gambia 1864;
/61 Order for nautical instruments for African boys training on HMS 'Rattlesnake' 1864;
/66 Description of Sierra Leone by midshipman of HMS 'Gladiator' 1864;
/67 Report of Kakanda station 1864;
/74 Return of CMS missionaries and agents 1867;
/77-79 Papers relating to 'right of way' road from Fourah Bay to Cline Town 1868;
/80 Bishop Bowen Memorial church Wellington: description of opening ceremony 1869;
/85 Report on state of Wilberforce Memorial building 1870;
/86, 91 Minutes of Wilberforce Memorial Trustees 1870 [see O16];
/99-100 Letter and report of fighting at Quiah, Benkia 1879;
/102 Journal of Nathaniel S. Davis: Fourah Bay College: Jul-Sep 1879;
/103 Account of visit down coast by Nathaniel S. Davis [to explain working of Fourah Bay College] 1880
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee also C A1 O1
URLhttp://www.researchsource.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/CMS_IV_Part2_Reel34_Vol2

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