North India (Gujerat),1844

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Fyvie, Bombay and 'Domus' - deplores suggestion to give up this mission; reviews early struggles and urges LMS directors not to give up; city and suburbs tour; would approve transfer to Irish Society; baptisms at Baroda [Vadodara]; William Flower's translation of The Pilgrim's Progress [by John Bunyan]

William Clarkson, Bombay, Nahabushwar Hills, Surat and Baroda [Vadodara] - death of his wife [née Mary Ann Austin]; work in villages; enclosed papers (1) mission work (2) Economics of Missions

William Flower, Surat and Bombay - closing English Institution; preaching tour; visited Ceylon [Sri Lanka] for health

joint letters by William Flower and William Clarkson, Surat - support LMS directors' proposal to give up Surat Mission but think province should not be abandoned

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Gujerat, 1817-1860 (list F2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note