Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA26/2/1/7
TitleGeneral correspondence, notes and printed material
Extent12 documents
Datec 1864-c 1916
DescriptionGeneral manuscript correspondence, notes and printed material; manuscript letters from H. M. Matheson, W[illia]m Wright [British & Foreign Bible Society], parents of J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr., and J. Preston Maxwell to J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr.; relating to missionary work and domestic activitites; circa 1864-1904; manuscript journal notes of J. Preston Maxwell, circa 1909-1916; manuscript notes and publication cuttings, 1903-[1908]; reprint from 'Journal of Tropical Medicine', 1902
Includes: /1-/2 Letters from James L. Maxwell [father of J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr.] to J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr., [Dec 1850], Dec 1864; /3 Letter from mother of J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr. to J. Ladlaw Maxwell Sr,. Dec 1864; /4-/6 Letters from J. Preston Maxwell to J. Laidlaw Sr. and Mary [nee Goodall] Maxwell; written from Sheffield and [copy letter] Le Havre; contains correspondence in French, Dec 1897-Sep 1904; /7-/8 Letters from Matheson to J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr., Jan 1876, Dec 1897; /9 Letter from Wright to J. Laidlaw Maxwell Sr., Oct 1883; /10 Journal notes of Preston Maxwell: 'The Work of the Week' ['Not for Publication']; relating to travel from Yung-chun hospital to village of Seng Koe and missionary work, [circa 1909-1916]; /11 Notes 'Lullaby', 'Weather Proverbs' and others; includes notes in Chinese, nd; Mounted cuttings, "Side-lights on Heathenism", "Eng-chhun" from publication, 'Our sisters in Other Lands', [1908]; Mounted cuttings, "The Opening of the Engchhun Hospital", "The Daily Work of a Preacher", and others from publication 'The Monthly Messenger', 1907; Manuscript notes 'Index' [from journal of Maxwell]; /12 "Notes on The First Plague Epidemic at Changpoo, Fokien, South China," by J. Preston Maxwell (London: John Bale, Sons and Danielsson, Ltd, 1902), reprinted from the 'Journal of Tropical Medicine', Jan 1902
ArrangementCorrespondence has been arranged by correspondent, thereunder chronologically
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionFrom envelope 'Letters of Dr. J. P. Maxwell. To be kept'.


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