South India (General),1814

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Hands, Bellary - marriage to Sarah Elizabeth Des Granges; wish to start mission at Bangalore; refers to Xavier (catechist)

joint letter from John Gordon and Edward Pritchett, Vizagapatam - new mission at Ganjam

William Loveless, Madras [Chennai] - formation of church on Independent plan; welcomes new Charter; William and Dorothy Carey in Madras

William Read, Colombo - recalled to Colombo and England by government

Lieutenant Thomson, Cuddapah

Juggernauth - description of juggernaut festival; eye-witness description of suttee

Joseph Taylor, Bellary - accepted by LMS; to marry

Colonel J Munroe, Courtallum (Travancore)

Edward Pritchett, Vizagapatam - studies and re-marriage [to bride named Greene];

William Lee, Ganjam - death of Mrs Sophia Gordon; statement of cost of misison house

Hunter, Hay & Co

Gordon Hall, Bombay - permission to stay in India; Bible Society to open school

Regulations of the church at Bellary and list of members; Reading Society rules

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: General, 1817-1816 (list F2), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note