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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. Make your choice to view text only or text with photographic reproduction version.

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