South India (Travancore),1830

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Charles Mault, Nagercoil - forwarding statements by Readers

William Addis, Nagercoil - devotee's 3 foot [90cm] wide iron collar described

joint letter of Charles Mault and William Addis, Nagercoil - printing press

Mrs Mault [née Martha Mead], Nagercoil - expeirience of girls' education in Travancore; proposed method to free girls from slavery

joint letter of Charles Mead, Charles Mault and William Addis - comment on Directors' letters; oppose decision on seminary; reason for District Committee decision that William Addis go to Coimbatore

Charles Mead, Neyoor - less persecution of Christians; attitude of Rajah's father and of British government. British Resident expected in Trivandrum [Thiruvananthapuram]

William Miller, Quilon - visit of Archdeacon Robinson to India; relations with Catholics; contrast between work at Quilon and at Nagercoil; hopes to marry Sophia Eusebia Horst; extracts from journal

James Thompson, Kotergherry [Kotagiri] Hills - wife's health; describes a Hindu funeral's rites

half-yearly reports

correspondence about Readers and extracts from their journals

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Travancore & Ceylon, 1817-1899 (list F6), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note