Record

LevelSeries
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 L
TitleLetter-books [outgoing]
Extent4 volumes
Date1821-1882
DescriptionLetter-books containing copies of correspondence sent out to Canada by Secretaries at the CMS UK office ('headquarters') writing as the representatives of the CMS Commmittee (London).
Some of the volumes include correspondence with the CMS North Pacific Mission as well as the North-West America Mission; this is indicated at file level. Most are letters written to the Mission Secretary; there is also correspondence sent to other local missionaries and others concerned with mission affairs.

Until March 1853, letters could only be sent by the spring express and summer ships. No letters to Canada were written between August and December from 1821 to 1852.
Access ConditionsMicrofilm or digital copies are made available in place of the originals.
Access StatusOpen, but subject to some access restrictions
Related MaterialFor other records of the CMS British Columbia Mission (known as the North Pacific Mission until September 1896), see CMS/B/OMS/C C2.

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