Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/G2 I1 L
TitleLetter-books [outgoing]
Extent12 vols.
DescriptionThe letter-books contain copies of outgoing correspondence from Secretaries at headquarters as Committee's representatives to missionaries, also occasionally copies of correspondence and papers from others concerned with the mission affairs in Britain and overseas. The volume have name indexes. Nearly all the letter-books contain detailed memoranda and papers concerning the building of mission premises. Many of the letters are marked in red ink with the cross-reference number of the relevant minute of the Corresponding Committee to which the letter refers.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryMission secretary:
1881-1884 Henry Perrott Parker
1884-1892 Alfred Clifford Parker
1892-1893 Philip Ireland Jones
1893-1896 Henry Drummond Williamson
1896-1900 William Henry Ball
1900-1902 Edward Theodore Sandys
1902-1905 William Henry Ball
1905-1924 Edward Theodore Sandys [Mar 1907 - Nov 1908; Jan 1914 - Jan 1915 Edward Thomas Butler; Apr 1920 - Nov 1921 Robert Freeman Pearce]
1924-1934 Robert Freeman Pearce [Mar 1929 - Jan 1930 Ernest Thomas Noakes]


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