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Missionary Letter, 1856 - Text Only or Text Illustrated
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This single document file consists of a transcript and a photgrpahic reproduction of the text of
an 1856 letter from American missionary Joseph K. Wight to his brother
William Wight in Troy, New York. In the letter, Joseph describes his long
sailing voyage to China (where he was to be a missionary), his impressions on
his arrival, and the impact on the country of the Taiping war. The BGC Archives has
no other information about Wight beyond what is contained in this letter.
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