North India (Bengal),1816

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

P Lindeman, Calcutta - slavery, especially in Mauritius; death of Nathaniel Forsyth; high caste Christians

Henry Townley, Cape of Good Hope and Calcutta [Kolkata] - school rules; Bengali books given to missionaries

Robert May, Chinsurah and Calcutta - quarterly reports to commissioner; report on schools

James Keith, Calcutta - preaching and Sunday school work; forming church; Suttee

John Pearson, Madeira - schools

John Harle, Chinsurah

joint letter of John Pearson and Henry Townley, Calcutta - report on schools; John Harle

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1800-1838 (list F1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note