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Letters to Benjamin Hobson MD from other correspondents, including leading missionaries

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1843-1862


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Letters to Benjamin Hobson M.D. from other friends and missionary colleagues. Correspondents include Alexander Anderson M.D.; James Legge D.D. (1814-1897) of the L.M.S., translator and director of the Anglo-Chinese College in Malacca and of the Anglo-Chinese Theological Seminar in Hong Kong; and William Lockhart, F.R.C.S. (1812-1896), medical missionary with the L.M.S. in South and Central China 1840-57 and Jane Wills, [wife of William D. Wills, treasurer of the Bristol branch of the L.M.S.] 1843-1862.

1 Jane Wills to B. Hobson M.D. in China. Bristol, 24 Dec 1843

2 Alexander Anderson to B. Hobson M.D. at the Medical Missionary Society Hospital, Hong Kong. Victoria, Hong Kong, 8 Feb 1844

3 William Lockhart, F.R.C.S., to B. Hobson M.D. Devonport, [Hong Kong], 20 Sept 1856

4 James Legge D.D. to B. Hobson M.D. [in Canton]. Hong Kong, 27 Oct 1856. Endorsed 'Oct 28, 1856'

5 John Coldstream M.D. to B. Hobson M.D. Valley field, Penicuik, [Edinburgh], 16 May 1859. Endorsed 'May 1859'. Written at the time of B. Hobson's return to England from China

6 Joseph Toomer to B. Hobson M.D. 5 May 1862. Endorsed 'May 6, 1862'

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1843-1862

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Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).


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