South India (Canarese),1824

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Hands, Bellary - returns; opening new church; conversion of a Muslim; requests printer and pious female

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum - Missionary Association report

William Campbell, on board steamship Clyde

joint letters from Stephen Laidler and Hiram Chambers, Bangalore - enclosing letter re land from British consul

Hiram Chambers, Bangalore - answers to LMS directors' printed queries; wishes to remain at Bangalore; translating [Westminster] Assembly's catechism

joint letters from Stephen Laidler and Dr James Massie - Bangalore - advising LMS to open mission in Mysoor [Mysore] city

Stephen Laidler, Bangalore - baptisms resulting in persecutions; Samuel Flavel's life and work

joint letters from Stephen Laidler, William Campbell and Hiram Chambers, Bangalore - complaint that Arbuthnot & Co refused to honour a bill; work in Mission; building house and girls school; scheme for seminary for Indian ministers

also - documents in Folder 5 from Stephen Laidler and Dr James Massie

Conditions Governing Access


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