South India (Telugu),1830

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Mrs R Gordon, [widow of John Gordon], Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] financial request; private purchase of mission ground and building

James Dawson, Vizagapatam - restrained from debate with hostile Brahmins; formation of society to promote Christian religion; 12 mission schools

William Howell, Cuddapah - report; journal extracts (including district tour); map of vicinity; smallpox; preparing converts for baptism; translation of Pilgrims Progress at the press; industrial work for Christian village

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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