South India (Travancore),1836

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Miller, Nagercoil - returned to Travancore

Charles Mault and William Miller, Nagercoil - reports from Readers

Martha Mault, Nagercoil - printed report on girls schools

Charles Mault, Nagercoil -

Charles Mead and Charles Miller, Neyoor [Neyyoor] - caste boys (Noyars) learning English; orphan school needing support; report for 1836

Charles Miller, Neyoor - 12 boys from seminary to work in mission; his marriage to Christian McGregor; he impossibly short-handed

James Thompson, Quilon - minutes of District Committee, accounts; hopes to found a church at Quilon; educatio n of women & girls; marriage customs; reports for 1835 and 1836; financial statement; requests a Magic Lantern; his marriage to Ann Christy

Charles Mead - joint report 1834-1835; local government no longer hostile; permission to fell teak to complete church and school; Carlton girls school; extracts from Readers' journals

Charles Mault and James Thompson, Quilon - minutes of District Committee and correspondence; 1835 accounts

Sydney (New South Wales) - medical statements; minutes of Annual meeting of District Committee

William Miller and James Thompson, Quilon - District Committee correspondence

(German missionary), Palamcottah [Palayankottai] - asks help to establish mission in Tinevvelly [Tirunelveli] district

illness of William Miller and of Mrs Miller [née Sophia Eusebia Horst], her death

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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