North India (United Provinces),1859

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Kennedy (acting secretary), Benares - description of Ceylon [Sri Lanka]; letter from a convert about to be baptised; minutes of Benares District Committee;

Matthew Sherring, Mirzapur - favourable reactions to LMS work after the Mutiny; some baptisms; list of excellent catechists

Dr G R Pemberton, Mirzapur

William Jones, Mirzapur

John Budden, Almorah - death of Mrs Budden [née Sarah Odell Newton]; Robert Mather seing Hinustani Bible through press; hopeful re attitude of district's Hindus to Christianity

William Buyers, Almorah

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1820-1865 (list F7), is available for consultation upon request in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note