Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 O 37/1-70
TitleRev David T. Jones
Extent70 items
DescriptionRed River Settlement, 1823-1838.

/1-60: Letters 1823-1827, 1829-1833, 1835-1839, including:
/7: includes reference to George Harbidge, 1824;
/9: extracts of a letter to Jones from George Simpson, Governor of North Rupert's Land, 1824;
/11: particulars about schools at Red River Settlement, summer 1824 (teachers: Jones, Harbidge, Joseph Spence, Thomas Wishart, Charles Cook, William Garrioch);
/22: report for 1827;
/23-25: letter to Jones from inhabitants of Red River Settlement with letter of thanks to CMS, receipt for collection for CMS work and subscription list, 1827;
/26A: report on the mission written in London, February 1829;
/26B: 'A rough sketch of Red River Settlement' from Fort Garry to Netley Creek (40 miles): with roads, rivers and places marked: Red River, Assiniboine [River], Fort Garry, mill, Catholic church, Upper church, Parsonage, Seven Oaks Creek, Mr Pritchard, Mr Thomas, Mr Bird, Mr Sutherland, Mr Cook, Mr Park, Jack Fish Creek, Little Britain, Mr Smith, Netley Creek, 'Indian encampment', Lake Winipeg [sic], 1829;
/28: report for 1830, with comments by CMS UK office [? Dandeson Coates];
/29A: list of goods at Red River, 1830;
/32: a sketch of the profit attending the Society's farm at Red River, May 1831;
/33: account of books in CMS Library at Upper and Lower Settlements, Red River (104 volumes), 1831;
/37: includes extract of letter from Chief Factor Finlayson about 'natives of the Columbia', 1832;
/38-39: copy of correspondence with George Simpson, Governor of Rupert's Land, 1832;
/40: disbursements on Indian school, 1832;
/41: missionaries at Red River: current account with CMS, 1832;
/52: attendance statistics for churches and schools, 1836;
/56 order for mourning clothes for Jones and I. Lloyd [after death of Mrs Jones], 1836.

/61-68: Journals and journal extracts, 1823-1828, 1832-1833, 1835-1838:
June - August 1823;
June - December 1824; June - December 1825;
January - June 1827;
October - December 1827;
January - October 1828;
August - December 1832;
January - June 1833;
May 1835 - July 1837;
May - October 1838.
Including journal of a voyage, 1823 (/61); account of floods, 1826 (/63); copy of a letter from William Robert Smith, Little Britain, 1827; visit to York Factory September - October, 1828; sketch of the Lower Church, Red River, 1828 (/64); voyage to England; 13 June: map of Red River Settlement with houses and church marked, 1838 (/68).

/69-70: Letters from [First Nations] correspondents, including:
/69: letter to CMS from William King, 'Chief of the Red River Indians';
/70: unsigned letter from 'Red River Indian Settlement' to the CMS Committee: deploring Jones' departure, and also referring to trouble with Hudson's Bay Company fur traders, 1 August 1838.
Access ConditionsMicrofilm or digital copies are made available in place of the originals.
Access StatusOpen, but subject to some access restrictions


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