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[Chinese symbols], To-Laî F[?]leng, Tân Thieu Sèng, Ng Tiam Un, Tân Sûn Choân, Ng Seng Ho,Tân Pit Tsó. May 28.90, 2.15pm, raining - dull, F.32, 3 secs, 1890-05-28

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30377H/16

Scope and Contents

Showing Dr David Grant and his hospital assistants. Dr David Grant was the first medical missionary and was single-handed for many years from his arrival in 1880. He was invalided in 1894, when Paton took over. His devotion to duty for fourteen years permanently impaired his health, and he died in Inverness in July 1907, Edward Band, ‘Working his purpose out: the history of the English Presbyterian Mission, 1847-1947' (London, 1948), pp. 136-7, 301, 304-5.

Dates

  • 1890-05-28

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Language of Materials

English

Bibliography

Group reproduced as 'Dr David Grant and his Hospital Assistants, Chuan-Chow [Quanzhou ?] 1881: Dr Grant is sitting on the stone slab that served as an operating table', Band facing p. 256.

General

KS.

Finding aid date

2003-12-04 14:16:41+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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