South India (Travancore),1844

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Charles Mault, Nagercoil

Charles Mault and James Russell, Nagercoil

John Whitehouse, Nagercoil - re seminary serving Malayam and Tamil sections

James Russell, Nagercoil - journal of Brahmin convert sent

Martha Mault, Nagercoil

John Abbs, Nagercoil - LMS jubilee meetings at Parachaley; list of Readers

Charles Mead, Neyoor [Neyyoor] - compares need of Neyoor and Nagercoil for Euopean help, smallpox and cholera prevalent; extracts from Readers'journals; description of a festival; printed address of a Christian deprived of his property

John Cox, Trivandrum [Thiruvananthapuram]

James Thompson, Cohin and on board Childe Harold

- accounts, Tract Society, Bible Society and Dorcas Society activities; statements by Readers; William Miller's orpham son now at Silcoates School [Yorkshire, England]; a silk-weaver and a young Brahmin convert; list of printing press work

James Russell, Nagercoil - statements by Readers; comment on occupation of Tahiti; outbreak of cholera

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Travancore & Ceylon, 1817-1899 (list F6), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note