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Title Original Papers of Reverend Robert Tomlinson
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1867-1880
Document Type Manuscript, Correspondence, Missionary Papers
Library University of Birmingham Library
Reference CC 2 O 16
Region North America, Europe
Names Reverend Robert Tomlinson, Archdeacon Charles Woods (items 6A, 6B, 9), Archbishop of Canterbury (items 16, 22), Bishop of Columbia (item 17), Sir James Douglas, Governor of British Columbia (item 17), Chief Akshetan (item 29), Mr Gribbell (item 29)
Places Canada, British Columbia, Victoria (items 1, 6b, 8, 9, 17, 18, 25, 29-31, 34, 37, 38A, 40, 42), Kincolith (items 2, 3, 6A, 6B, 9-12, 14-15, 22-23, 29-31, 35-43), Metlakatla, Metlakahtla (items 4, 5, 6b, 7, 11, 12, 16, 22-23, 25, 29-31, 35-42), Metlakahtla jail (item 31), Nass River (items 6b, 13, 31, 35, 37, 38B, 39), Fort Simpson (items 11, 31, 38B), Skeenia River (items 13, 31, 38B, 42), Vancouver Island (items 17, 30), Ankihtlast (items 25, 28B, 43), Fort Rupert (item 30), Kitwingah, Kitwanga (items 31, 42), Peace River mines (item 31), Kitsilass (item 31), Kishgagas, Gishgagas (item 31, 38B), Kitaix (item 38B), United States of America, San Francisco (item 24A), Ireland, Dublin (item 24A, 26-28B)
Topics letters, journal, missionary papers, Church Missionary Society, CMS, missionary work, evangelism, North Pacific mission, Roman Catholics (item 1), marriage (items 2, 6A), marriage laws (items 6A), baptism (items 9, 11, 29, 36, 40), salary (item 2), accounts (items 4, 10, 15), construction plans and costs (item 5), application for a site for mission buildings (item 6B), Victoria cathedral (item 8), ordination (items 8, 42), alcohol, account of a whisky seller woman (item 9), whisky (item 29), indigenous peoples, Native Americans, Tsimshian, Tchimshean (items 11, 24C, 29, 30, 31, 36), work among the Kitiksheans (items 12, 13), Kitikshean (items 12-14, 23-24A, 25, 38A, 40, 42), fishery (items 13, 40), Hudson Bay company (item 17), withdrawal of Rev Tomlinson's licence as a clergyman (items 18-21), restoration of licence (item 23), establishment of a school (items 24B-24C, 29), establishment of mission (item 24C), agricultural scheme (item 28B), extracts from Reverend Tomlinson's diary (items 29, 30), indigenous language, learning and understanding (item 29), tour among the tribes on the Nass and Skeenia rivers (item 31), Kishpiyoux, Kispioux (items 31, 43), Kincolith Mission Hospital, 1st-3rd Annual Reports, receipts and expenditure (items 32-34), Nishkah, Niska (items 11-13, 29, 30, 40) building a hospital (items 33, 36), Kincolith Mission Printing Press (items 32-34), annual letters (items 35-43), school attendance (items 36, 38A), building development (item 36), trade shop (item 36), tribal conflict, conflict between Tchimshian and Nishkah (item 36), sketch map of the Pacific Coast showing Fort Simpson, Metlakatla, Kincolith and Indian settlements along the Skeena and Nass rivers (item 38B), opening of new church (item 39), sawmill (item 41)
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