Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/AC 17
Title'Miscellaneous Foreign Correspondence' letter books 1820-1875
Extent3 volumes
DescriptionOffice copies of outgoing letters, predominantly to correspondents in (and from) countries in Europe and North America and areas where the CMS did not have missions. Most of the letters are addressed to representatives of missionary societies and institutions, particularly the Berlin and Basel [missionary] seminaries, but there are also a few letters to prospective CMS candidates, missionaries and relatives of missionaries, printers and others. Includes letters of support and letters concerning printing, publications, finances, prospective missionary candidates and related policy issues. There are also copies of a few letters conveying news of students from the European institutions during their time with the CMS in England, news of mission work and of individual missionaries largely regarding health and allowances with occasional references to arrangements for children and letters to missionaries who have retired.
With name indexes of correspondents.
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