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The London Missionary Society in Colonial Singapore


Hudd, S, The London Missionary Society in Colonial Singapore, Chapters on Asia : selected papers from the Lee Kong Chian Research Fellowship (2014-2016), National Library Board, WY Pryke (ed), Singapore, pp. 93-118. ISBN 9789811163456 (2018) [Other Book Chapter]

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It did not take long for the London Missionary Society (LMS ) to arrive in Singapore after Stamford Raffles of the British East India Company signed a treaty with Sultan Hussein Mahmud Shah on 6 February 1819 to establish a trading post on the island. The first missionary arrived a few months later, on 18 October 1819. Samuel Milton set up a mission house on Bras Basah Road and was subsequently joined in 1822 by Claudius Henry Thomsen, who had transferred from the mission in Malacca.

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Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:Singapore, History Southeast, Asia history
Research Division:History, Heritage and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical studies
Research Field:Asian history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Asia's past
UTAS Author:Hudd, S (Dr Sandra Hudd)
ID Code:129424
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-11-29
Last Modified:2018-11-29

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