"The new Wesleyan Church at Mount Fletcher, Mavis Bank Jamaica. This church was destroyed by the earthquake and have only recently been restored. It has taken the people tow years even with the help of the Committee's grant to rebuild the church on account of the drought it was not possible to open it free of debt. There is still a debt of £75 upon it. It has been a glad surprise to all who know the people and place that they have been able to do so well as this." Congregation gathered outside church.; William Baillie served as a missionary in Jamaica for over sixty years, He arrived in Jamaica aged 23 in 1887 and served until his death in 1948. There are a number of photographs by Reverend Baillie in the collection, and many appeared in the pages of the "Foreign Field. The earliest Wesleyan mission began in the West Indies when, in 1786, Thomas Coke, destined for Nova Scotia, was driven off course by a storm and landed at Antigua in the British West Indies. There he developed a successful mission of both slaves and landowners. Within a few years almost every colony in the West Indies had been reached.