Browse Collections (7 total)

Wives Incorporated

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While the early SPG was an organisation made up of male Church of England clergy, committee members, and subscribers, there is evidence that women had…

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Elias Neau

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Sourcing reliable missionaries for an unpredictable and often financially untenable life on the fringes of imperial experimentation was not a simple…

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Francis Le Jau

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Francis Le Jau (1665-1717), originally a French Huguenot, was one of the earliest missionaries employed by the Society in Goose Creek, South Carolina,…

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The Codrington Plantation

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Upon his death in 1710, Christopher Codrington bequeathed to the SPG two plantations in Barbados 'to maintain a convenient number of professors and…

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The SPG as an Incorporated Company

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The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG) was founded in 1701 as an incorporated company. William III granted this status to the company by…

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The SPG’s Early History and Archives

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The early SPG can be considered an organisation that was bound by letters: transatlantic exchanges which linked together missionaries and their…

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