South India (Canarese),1833

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Hands, Bellary - itinerating report for year

John Reid, Bellary

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum - part of letter, enclosing letters from European converts; district tour

William Beynon, Belgaum and Hebly - enclosed report of Bombay Missionary Union; description of idols sent by Lieutentant Birdwood; sends copies of Canarese [Kannada] translation of John Bunyan's 'Pilgrims' Progress'and Isaac Watts' 2nd catechism; itinerating

William Campbell, Bangalore - effect of new Charter for India on mission prospects; report

William Reeve, Bangalore - pioneer work done; personal descriptions of some Indian Christians

Mrs Campbell [Anne Keet], Gosport - enclosing extract from William Campbell's describing Bangalore district tour; refers to criticisms of LMS directors in 'Christian Advocate'; lists deaths and invalids among missionaries, urging more sent to India joint letter of John Hands and John Reid - report; printed report of Bellary Tract Society

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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.

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