South India (Canarese),1841

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Joseph Taylor, Bellary - details of death of John Reid and a last letter from him

Benjamin Rice, Neilgherry [Nilgiri] Hills -preparation of school books

William Thompson, Bellary

Bennington Paine, Bellary - printing press has done well with an Indian in charge

William Beynon, Belgaum - holding youth classes; money raised locally needed there; opening new church

Colin Campbell, Mysore - new building in the Pettah useful; report

James Sewell, Bangalore - buying school building with LMS help; appointed secretary; enclosures relating to John Bilderbeck and William Howell; plan of mission grounds at Salem

Edmund Crisp (secretary), Bangalore - Madras Committee correspondence and resolutions; vindication, after enquiry, of George Walton; copy of Robert Caldwell's letter of resignation; seminary beginning well with Tamil students only; death of George Walton; copy of Robert Caldwell's article on baptism, committee votes and views on this; 9 students in seminary, must shortly build classrooms, description of seminary and its work

J A Regel, Ootacamund [Udagamandalam] -

Mrs Sewell [née Charlotte Hitchcock], Neilgherry [Nilgiri] Hills - girls schools

Charles Miller, Bangalore

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: Canarese, 1817-1857 (list F3), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note