South India (General),1813

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Ringeltaube, Mayilady [Mylaudy] -

William Lee, Ganjam - Scripture translation proceeding; death of Mrs Pritchett [née Mary Parkhouse]; opposition and some encouragement

Edward Pritchett, Vizagapatam

joint letter from John Gordon and Edward Pritchett, Vizagapatam - copies of Telugu Gospels already sent

joint letter from John Gordon, Edward Pritchett and William Loveless, Vizagapatam - support of missionaries' widows

joint letter from Gordon Hall and Samuel Nott (American missionaries), Bombay - difficulty in getting settled; 'the very lamentable war between America and England'

William Loveless, Madras [Chennai] - Telugu gospels; deaths of various missionaries including Dr John Vanderkemp; formation of Friend-in-Need Society; amendiment of East India Company charter; work begun at Agra; story of converted fakir and wife; list of books needed

William Oliver, Camp Ambooty and Camp Cotabaughy

J Sangtry, Camp

John Hands, Bellary - his work among soldiers, and more generally

Lieutenant Green

Lieutenant Thompson

J M Stracker, Madras

J P Rottler, Vepery (Madras)

J Paget, Camp Cotabaughy

Samuel Nott (American missionary), Bombay - ordered to leave, ostensibly because of USA-Britain war; changed government attitude; committee in Calcutta to represent American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions; their orders to depart; visit to Cochin [Kochi]

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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