North India (Bengal),1820

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Edward Ray, Calcutta [Kolkata] - his religious experience, beliefs and desire to be a missionary

Captain Irvine, Calcutta - need for mission schools and school book society

Henry Townley, Calcutta - proposed formaton of Tract Society; (with others) Union Chapel report; general report; Lieutenant Sheriff (a recent convert); death of John Hampson

James Millar, Calcutta - re education for women

Mr More, Bimlipatam

J Pye-Smith (Homerton) and other ministers from Hackney: F A Cox, George Collison and T O Burder - re legislation against Suttee and infanticide in India

George Mundy, Chinsurah - schools and preaching; hopes to build chapel

John Pearson, Chinsurah - present work is pioneering, no quick results

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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.

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