North India (Bengal),1831

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Thomas Higgs, Chinsurah - deaths of John Adam and John Pearson

John Pearson, Chinsurah - Lord Bentinck [Lord William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, governor-general] and Suttee

Alphonse Lacroix, Calcutta [Kolkata]

Micaiah Hill, Berhampore [Baharampur] - gift for LMS Museum; letter from Elders

George Gogerly (secretary), Saugor Island and Calcutta - death of son; sends copy of pamphlet on 'Hindoo and Moohummudan' [Hindu and Muslim] inheritance laws; resolutions, minutes; auxiliary report (BAMS)

Alexander Duff and W H Pearce, Calcutta - abovementioned resolution from missionaries of various Societies

Calcutta Juvenile Society - printed report

George Mundy, Kingston

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1800-1838 (list F1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued