Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C W O14/1-49
TitleArmstrong, John
Extent49 docs.
DescriptionCatechist: Union and Aliama plantation, Essequibo, Demarara, British Guiana 1828-1830; Bartica Point, Essequibo 1831-1836; left CMS, ordained by bishop of Barbados and went to Anguilla 1836; Barbados 1836; Nevis 1846
/1-43 Letters 1828-1836, 1846 including:
/3 Gives prices of food 1828;
/4 Mentions 'obeah' 1828;
/8 Relating to 'incorporated society' [see O12/3] 1828;
/10 Mentions 'beetroot sugar' 1829;
/14 Detailed report of school work, including names of pupils, also mentions difficulties with bishop [of Barbados] and archdeacon of Antigua 1830;
/17 Includes sketch of mouth of river 1830;
/19 Encloses list of medicines needed including note by Rev. L. Strong, Bartica Point 1831;
/22 Relating to emancipation of slaves 1833;
/23, 24 Letter to commissioner of Portuguese port and letter to CMS relating to attack by Portuguese on Indians at Potaruh creek, giving names of murdered men 1833;
/35 Baptisms of Indians [first in mission] by bishop of Barbados 1836;
/37 Relating to Mr. Youd's proposed mission to the interior, with list of articles needed, with sketch of knives and fish hooks [see O100/16] 1836;

/44-45 Letters to Corresponding Committee 1835-1836;
/46 Testimonials by Rev. L. Strong and Rev. W. Austin 1833;
/47 Letter from Dr. C. Clifton 1833;
/48 Memorandum relating to Demerara and Essequibo 1834;
/49 Statement relating to opinion of the King's supremacy nd
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