South India (Canarese),1822

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Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Hands, on board ship, Cumbam, Mindihall and Bellary (part of letter) - tour; prison visit; instructions to William Howell on appointment to Cuddapah

William Reeve, Bellary and Humpee [Hampi] - visit to Hindu festival and to Rajah; re a missionary for Chittoor

Stephen Laidler, Bangalore - extract: experiences with soldiers; heathenism; female education

Hiram Chambers, Madras [Chennai] - impressions of Hindus

joint letter from John Hands, William Reeve and Hiram Chambers, Bellary - schools; Bible translation; building church

Andrew Forbes, Bangalore - purchase of house in fort

2nd Report of Belgaum Association; accounts

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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