North India (United Provinces),1856

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Captain H Ramsay, Kumaon [aka Kumaun]

James Kennedy, Benares and Mirzapur - bad influence of irreligious Europeans

William Buyers (secretary), Benares [Varanasi] - correspondence and minutes of Benares District Committee; establishment of government schools

Matthew Sherring, Benares - his marriage to Margaret Mather

Robert Mather, Mirzapur - death of little daughter; Bible translation and other Urdu work

Edward Evans, Mirzapur

John Budden, Almorah - outlines his missionary work and literary output; asks permission to inspect schools for Province

Conditions Governing Access


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