South India (Canarese),1847

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Thompson and John Wardlaw, Bellary - printed report; expression of confidence in LMS directors (in view of British criticisms)

Joseph Taylor and William Beynon, Belgaum - report of institution; report of Belgaum

Benjamin Rice and Joseph Coles, Bangalore - reports

Edmund Crisp and John Sugden, Bangalore - report of Tamil school and seminary; examination of students

Colin Campbell, Mysore - report; urgent need of fellow-worker

Mrs Paine [née Sarah Elizabeth Des Granges], Bellary

John Wardlaw, Bellary - Telugu translation work

William Thompson, Bellary - sudden death of Samuel Flavel from cholera; his story

William Beynon, Belgaum - report; failure of Amos (witchraft)

Joseph Taylor, Belgaum

Benjamin Rice (secretary), Bangalore - committee minutes and correspondence; needs of Bangalore

John Sugden, Bangalore - reasons for his leaving seminary, as mostly Tamil it should move to Madras

John Shrieves, Bellary - re annual reports

John Wardlaw, Vellore - memoir on Telugu translations

John Sugden, Bangalore - would prefer district missonary role

Edmund Crisp, Bangalore - accounts; seminary plans; sailing for Britain

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