South India (Telugu),1825

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Gordon, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] - death of Mrs Dawson [née Hench] who had worked with women and girls; death of his own wife [formerly Mrs Vaughan]

James Dawson, Vizagapatam - his wife's death

joint letters by John Gordon and James Dawson, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] - complaining of time taken writing journals; work at Chicacole [Srikakulam]; schools, schedules thereof; LMS printed returns; Mrs Skinner's will;

Charles Mead, Combaconam [Kumbakonam] - he begins work there; report of schools and funds

William Howell, Cuddapah - ordained, formed church; Christian village started; cholera; journal & statistics; LMS returns; church foundation stone laid; baptisms

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: Telugu, 1817-1863 (list F5), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note