XCMS - Church Mission Society archive - 1799-2009
B - Overseas Division (initially 'Foreign Division') 1799-1959 - 1803-1959
OMS - Overseas mission series - 1803-1934
PE - Persia Mission - 1875-1934
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)
CMS/B/OMS/C PE M
Mission books [incoming]
These letters are a yearly account by the missionaries of their activities and cover a period from August to July.
The original papers [incoming: O 1-4] were copied into the mission books, so that a legible copy was available for the use of the committee. The documents were numbered for each year in the order in which they arrived at headquarters, each year numbering from January to December. The printed annual letters were pasted or sewn into the backs of the volumes.
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