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Changpoo [also known as Chang-pu] Dispensary (Howie's), Feb. 1.90, 4.45pm, dull rain(?), F.32, 4 secs, 1890-02-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/11

Scope and Contents

The Rev. Alex Gregory, a young minister, and Dr James M. Howie, trained at Edinburgh, came out to China in 1888 and began work at Chang-pu (Changpoo) early in 1889. Gregory opened a boys' school but was invalided in 1892; he continued his interest in the mission until his death in 1945. Howie was joined by his wife after two years; he died of tuberculosis, aged 43, in 1904, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 311-314).

Dates

  • 1890-02-01

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

General

KS.

Finding aid date

2003-12-04 10:03:10+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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