South India (Canarese),1823

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Hiram Chambers, Bellary - boys schools; girls school opened; tour in villages; complaining of climate requests transfer to Bangalore; requests instructions why at Bangalore

William Reeve, Bellary - a conversion; governor's query about education of Indian children

joint letters from John Hands and William Reeve - William Howell's work in Cuddapah; soldiers' generosity to mission; visit of Madras governor [Sir Thomas Munro]

John Hands, Bellary - converts and baptisms; requests printer & press

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum - first converts; report of Belgaum Missionary Association

Stephen Laidler, Bangalore - report; converts and their trials

Andrew Forbes, Bangalore - purchase of house in fort; resigned from LMS

2nd Report of Belgaum Association; accounts

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

Conditions Governing Access


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