South India (Canarese),1856

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Joseph Coles, and Ludwig Valett, Bellary - report

John Shrieves, Bellary - Kowl Bazaar report; Mary (a convert)

William Beynon, Belgaum - report; difficulty with Tamil assistants; suppression of religious rites at festivals

Colin Campbell and James Sewell, Bangalore - Canarese report

Richard Sargent - Tamil report

Joseph Coles, Bellary -

Ludwig Valett, Bellary - tour among Telugu people

Colin Campbell, Bangalore -

James Sewell (secretary), Bangalore - committee minutes, resolutions and correspondence; tour journals of seminary students

Benjamin Rice, Madras and Bangalore - changes in India: railway, roads and bridges, telegraph, public works; mission work advancing; translation

Richard Sargent, Bangalore - resists appointment to Travancore

Mrs Sargent [née Sophia Harriet Rhenius], Bangalore

Access Information


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