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Jehu Lewis Shuck Letter

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J.L. Shuck was the first Baptist missionary to China appointed by the Triennial Convention, 1835. In 1846 the Southern Baptist Convention Foreign Mission Board appointed him to Canton, China. He was later transferred to Shanghai. His letter, Jan. 22, 1848, to Mrs. William Alexander Graham, thanks her for her hospitality and mentions the Cantonese, the climate, the Shanghai Baptist Church, the fear of foreigners being killed, the provincial governors, and the emperor of China.

Biographical and Historical Note

J.L. Shuck was the first Baptist missionary to China appointed by the Triennial Convention, 1835. In 1846 the Southern Baptist Convention Foreign Mission Board appointed him to Canton, China. He was later transferred to Shanghai.

Collection Overview

Shuck's letter, Jan. 22, 1848, to Mrs. William Alexander Graham, thanks her for her hospitality and mentions the Cantonese, the climate, the Shanghai Baptist Church, the fear of foreigners being killed, the provincial governors, and the emperor of China.

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Shuck, Jehu Lewis (1812-1863)
Title
Jehu Lewis Shuck Letter
ID
MS104
Date
1848
Extent
0.1 linear feet  1 folder
Text [Folder]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett 2019
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
Jehu Lewis Shuck Letter (MS 104), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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