North India (Gujerat),1826

Scope and Content

includes letters from Surat by:

Thomas Salmon - printing

joint letter from William Fyvie, Thomas Salmon and James Massie, Surat - proposal for mission in Bombay; American missionaries approve

Joint letters from William Fyvie and Alexander Fyvie - purchase of land for mission chapel; arrival of Thomas and Mrs Salmon with printing press; pleas for missions in Bombay [Mumbai] and Ahmedabad [Ahmadabad]; request lithographic press; Bombay Missionary Union formed

William Fyvie - presses for establishment of Bombay mission following sudden death of Gordon Hall (senior American missionary in Bombay)

Alexander Fyvie (secretary) - proceedings leading to formation of Bombay Missionary Union

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Gujerat, 1817-1860 (list F2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note

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