South India (Canarese),1827

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Hands, Bellary - travelled on tour with deputation; asks for papers of late George Cran; birth of son

William Beynon, Bellary - death of Mrs Paine [née Sarah Elizabeth Des Granges], extracts from her journal

Adam Lillie, Bombay - travelling to Britain on health grounds

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum - hoping to itinerate in surrounding villages

Belgaum Association - annual report with extracts from sermon by bishop Reginald Heber of Calcutta

Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet, Belgaum, Goa and Bangalore - Adam Lillie's retirement through illness; deplorable mission at Bangalore

joint letters from Dr James Massie and Stephen Laidler, Madras and on board steamship Coromandel - seminary to be run by Samuel Flavel and removed to Chittoor in Salem district with government agreement; complaints about deputation especially Samuel Tyerman; do not recognize deputation's authority nor that of Edmund Crisp (appointed secretary by them); enclose letter from Mr Dacre (Chittoor) re his differences with deputation; relation of Church to missionary operations; sailing to England to interview LMS directors on disputed issues

Samuel Flavel, Bangalore

William Campbell, Bangalore - report of Canarese [Kannada] school, with covering letter from Mrs Campbell [née Anne Keet]; review of Bangalore mission; Mrs Campbell advised to return to England

George Walton, Bellary - interest of the shepherd caste

Andrew Forbes - asks LMS directors to help him obtain appointment; regarding his resignation

William Reeve, Madras - there to meet deputation; profitable meeting of district committee

H Townley, Bangalore - notes of conversation with Andrew Forbes

also - documents in Folder 5 from Stephen Laidler and Dr James Massie

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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.

Archivist's Note