Miss Aveline, 1842

George Aveline was a Baptist Missionary Society missionary to Grahamstown, South Africa, 1838-43. The writer of the letter is his daughter.

Miss Aveline, Mount Pleasant, Ross, Herefordshire, to [Joseph Angus, Baptist Mission House, London,] 10 December [1842].

Miss A’s address is Mount Pleasant

Ross Herefordshire

Decr 10th

Miss Aveline will feel much obliged to Mr Angus if he will kindly forward the parcel to Mr Aveline at Grahams Town by the first safe opportunity. Miss A will also esteem it a kindness if Mr Angus will acknowledge the receipt of this parcel by the first convenient post, it contains mementoes of a departed Parent which makes its safety a matter of anxiety


Text: Methodist Archives, MAW, Box 39 (BMS 2093), John Rylands University Library of Manchester; Timothy Whelan, ed., Baptist Autographs in the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, 1741-1845 (Macon: Baptist History Series, Mercer University Press, 2009, pp, 279-80.