Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C2 O16/1-43
TitleRev Robert Tomlinson
Extent43 items
DescriptionKincolith, 1869-1879; Ankihtlast [Ankartlast], 1879.

/1-28: Letters 1867, 1869, 1871-1878, 1880, including:
/6B: copy of correspondence with J. W. Trutch, Lands and Works Office, reference to site for mission buildings and reserve at Kincolith 1869; correspondence with Archdeacon Charles Woods referring to Tomlinson's refusal to be ordained priest, 1871;
/8: report of refusal to be ordained priest by Bishop Hills, with copies of correspondence between the Bishop, Tomlinson and Dean Cridge, 1873;
/9: account headed 'The Whisky seller' [a First Nations woman], 1873;
/11: reference to members of Kincolith Mission baptised by Mr Crosby, a Wesleyan minister, 1875;
/13: account of work among the 'Kitikshians' peoples, May - June 1875;
/17: letter from A. F. Pemberton, Dean Cridge's churchwarden, referring to Cridge and Tomlinson, 1877;
/18: statement by Tomlinson, 1877;
/19-21: revocation of licence, 1877; correspondence with the Bishop and the registrar [M. W. Tyrwhitt Drake], 1877;
/22: reference to preaching and receiving communion in the Reformed Episcopal Church and consequent withdrawal of licence by Bishop Hills, 1877;
/24B-C: copies of letters from W. Ridley, Bishop of Caledonia, to Tomlinson and W. H. Collison referring to moving of the mission station from Ankartlast to the Forks, 1880;
/25: statement referring to a proposed mission to Kitikshians and relationship with Bishop Ridley, 1880;

/29-31: Journals, including:
/29-30: journal extracts 20 September 1867- 31 August 1868;
/31: journal of a tour among [First peoples] on the Nass and Skeena Rivers, 1874;

/32-34: Reports: Kincolith Mission hospital, first to third reports for 1871-1872, 1873-1874;

/35-43: Annual Letters for 1868-1870, 1872-1876, 1878-1879 including:
/38B: sketch map of the Pacific Coast showing Fort Simpson, Metlakatla, Kincolith and Indian settlements along Skeena and Nass Rivers, 1872.
Access ConditionsMicrofilm or digital copies are made available in place of the originals.
Access StatusOpen, but subject to some access restrictions
CopiesAvailable on microfilm and online.
Related Material/9: printed in the CMS periodical, 'The Church Missionary Record', August 1873, pp 267-269, under news of the North Pacific Mission.


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