South India (Tamil),1858

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

George Hall (secretary), Madras [Chennai] - proceedings of district committee; mails lost in wrecked steamer; Christian Vernacular Education Society, with annexed letter from John Murdoch, secretary

Richard Johnston, Nundial - assistance of catechists

joint letter of George Hall and James Duthie, Madras - subscriptions for support of children

James Duthie, Madras - Sarah Ann Lea's journey to India; English education; street preaching by students; Dr Scudder

Richard Sargent, Madras - Tamil department report

Edward Evans, Madras - Davidsons Street Church pastorate

William Addis, Coimbatore - report; a Rajput convert; missionary conference at Ootacamund; the Leipsig [Leipzig] mission

Charles Addis, Coimbatore - schools

Mrs Addis [née Susanna Emelia Van Someren], Coimbatore - loss of relative in siege of Lucknow

Unmudian, Coimbatore

John Lechler, Salem - report; industrial school

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for the Tamil area, 1817-1860 (list F4), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note