Colonial missionaries' papers from America and the West Indies, 1701-1870

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4 volumes in Colonial missionaries' papers from America and the West Indies, 1701-1870

Founding documents of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

Reproduced here are the text of the original royal charter granted by King William III for the Society, together with a copy of a brief document entitled Instructions for the clergy employ'd by the Society.

  • Contributor:  Rhodes House Library
  • Reference:  71989charter
  • Keyword:  religion british usa history

Journal of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts

Covering the period 1701-1870, the fifty volumes of this Journal record the proceedings of the Society and, for the 18th century, it provides a very complete record. Included are letters from missionaries in the field, either copied in full or as extracts. Some of these letters are duplicated in the...

  • Contributor:  Rhodes House Library
  • Reference:  71989journal
  • Keyword:  religion british african usa asian history slavery

Appendix to SPG Journal

The four volumes of appendices contain reports, petitions, and sundry other documents referred to in the proceedings or correspondence recorded in the Society's Journal.

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  • Reference:  71989journalapp
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Annual sermons and reports of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 1701-1845

The greater part of the Society's work during the 18th century was concentrated in the American colonies, although work in the West Indies began as early as 1712. Most of these reports refer to pre-revolutionary America and provide first-hand information on its social and political history.

  • Contributor:  Rhodes House Library
  • Reference:  71989reports
  • Keyword:  religion british usa history slavery
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