South India (Tamil),1859

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

George Hall (secretary), Madras [Chennai] and Bangalore - proceedings of district committee and of Ootacamund missionary conference; Ludwig and Emilie Valett return to Europe; his marriage to Mary Young; printed proposal re Tamil-English dictionary; tour of S India districts; re title deeds to LMS property in S India

Richard Johnston, Nundial - report; taking over Cuddapah from Edward Porter

joint letter of Thomas Murray, E Gordon and G E Johnston (deacons, Davidsons Street church) - unable to pay minister's stipend

James Duthie, Madras - move to Nagercoil;

joint deputation report of James Sewell and George Hall on Cuddapah-Salem-Coimbatore

William Addis, Coimbatore - reports;

Charles Addis, Coimbatore - schools

Mrs Addis [née Susanna Emelia Van Someren], Coimbatore - cloth weaving in girls school

Samuel Jones, Madras and Salem

Dr E B Thomas, Coimbatore - medical opinion on William Addis

John Lechler, Salem - report; a convert's story; seeking permission to visit prisoners

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for the Tamil area, 1817-1860 (list F4), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note