South India (Canarese),1849

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Wardlaw, Bellary and Mincherry - printed report; Indian teachers; Enoch Paul's ordination; death of Mrs Thompson [née Jessie Wardlaw]

Joseph Taylor and William Beynon, Belgaum - returns for Belgaum; report; statistics for Belgaum to 1849

Benjamin Rice and James Sewell, Bangalore - Canarese reports for Bangalore

Colin Campbell, Mysore - report; proposal to abandon Mysore as LMS station

William Thompson, Ghooty

John Shrieves, Bellary - preached at Hunpee [Hampi] festival; report

Mrs Wardlaw [Anna Bella McKeand], Ramammully - letters from orphans school children; Indian workers' stories

Joseph Coles, Bellary

Mrs Paine [née Sarah Elizabeth Des Granges], Bellary

William Beynon, Belgaum - accounts; 2 converts taught by their father who could not himself surrender caste

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum - 2 young Hindu converts and their letters; accounts; describes a Christian village

John Wardlaw, Bellary - Indian teachers; Mary Boyle; village Christians led to Christ through books

Mrs Paine [née Sarah Elizabeth Des Granges], Bellary

Benjamin Rice (secretary), Bangalore and Ootacamond [Udagamandalam- committee minutes and correspondence; having over secretaryship because busy with Bible revision

James Sewell, Bangalore - schools doing much good; as secretary: sends resolutions of committee; supplementary information

John Sugden, Bangalore - seminary now to be for Canarese students; Tamil students at Madras

Mrs Sugden [née Catherine Townley], Bangalore

James Sewell, and John Sugden, Bangalore - report of theological seminary

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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