Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA44/1/2
TitleGeneral correspondence
Extent40 items
Date1891-1930
DescriptionCorrespondence and draft correspondence of Herbert Tugwell, press cuttings and printed material relating to general missionary affairs of Tugwell's associates in West Africa, the liquor traffic question, most especially the liquor traffic trade in South Nigeria, and the Royal Commission of 1909, affairs of the Church in the West African region, and more general matters on Tugwell's return to England in 1920, and his retirement in 1927;
the correspondents include personal associates, relatives, fellow missionaries, and fellow Churchmen in Great Britain;
Includes /2 Letter from S. A. Robinson, a CMS missionary, from Lokoja, relating to the affairs of the missions in Lagos and Lokoja, Feb 1891; /3 Letter from Graham Wilmot Brooke, a CMS missionary, from Lokoja, relating to Brooke's receipt of a box of books from Tugwell, and his travel plans, Feb 1892; /12-14 Correspondence from the Bishop of Ripon relating to the administration of the sacraments and the necessity for the adoption of a 'rebaptism policy', Jan-Feb 1918; /18-20 Draft correspondence from Herbert Tugwell, from a CMS mission station in Ebu Owerri, relating to his treatment at ?Ife, Dec 1920; /21 Letter from Alfred Tugwell [?brother of Herbert Tugwell], from Sydney, relating to family matters and the affairs of common associates, Sep 1924; /25-26 Correspondence from Rt Rev N. Temple Hamlyn, a former CMS colleague in Nigeria, now Vicar of Martham and Rector of West Somerton, Great Yarmouth, relating to general family affairs, Feb 1927-Jan 1929; /32 Letter from Bishop J. Olnwole, from Lagos, relating to the news of Tugwell's retirement and general family affairs, Dec 1928; /35 Letter from Edith V. Tugwell [?sister of Herbert Tugwell], from Newport, relating to general family matters, Feb; /40 Typescript copy minutes of meeting of the Central Committee of the Northern Nigerian Mission, Mar 1926
ArrangementArranged in approximate chronological order, as found; where inconsistencies occur, the original order in which the correspondence was found has been maintained
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionThe correspondence was originally stored in a large envelope bearing the title 'Various Letters for Reference'; due to the poor condition of the press cuttings, please consult the accompanying photocopies