North India (United Provinces),1836

Scope and Content

includes letters from Benares [Varanasi] by:

John Shurman - specimen sermon; orphanage started; baptisms; literature

Robert Mather - river journey; disputed on New Testament translation committee; Urdu magazine for Christians

William Buyers - Hindu baptised; boarding school started; Urdu translation of New Testament

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1820-1865 (list F7), is available for consultation upon request in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note