North India (United Provinces),1860

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

William Blake, Benares [Varanasi] - working in Central School

James Kennedy (acting secretary), Benares - visits to Cawnpore [Kanpur] and Lucknow; minutes of Benares District Committee; controversy with Dr Ballantyne of the Sanscrit College about his introduction to Genesis; printed statement and letter explaining 'Scripture Letters'

joint letter from James Kennedy, Matthew Sherring and William Blake

William Jones, Mirzapur

Matthew Sherring, Mirzapur - published educational books in Hindi and Urdu; printed list; influential religious character Ramaya moving towards LMS

Robert Mather, Tonbridge [England] - History of the Mirzapore [Mirzapur] Mission and scope of district

John Budden, Almorah - memoranda re Almorah

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1820-1865 (list F7), is available for consultation upon request in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note