South India (Telugu),1838

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Edward Porter, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] - orphanage growing; school work mainly supported by local funds;

James Gordon, Vizagapatam - long tour to South and South West of Cuddapah; prospects; baptizing Catholics; opened vilage chapel; translation; orphanage

Mrs Porter [née Martha Kilpin] - girls' orphanage

William Howell, Cuddapah - Readers; schools; William Dawson married [to Caroline Sophia Vaughan] and engaged as assistant missionary; hook swinging festival; 2 Readers placed in out-stations; literary work; William Dawson requests transfer

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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