South India (Telugu),1824

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

joint letter by John Gordon and James Dawson, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] - prejudice against girls' education; reply to printed LMS queries

John Gordon, Vizagapatam - effect of famine on mission work; work of translating Telugu Scriptures

William Howell, Cuddapah - disappointment with some converts; to Madras for ordination; schools report; map of district

J Simpson, London - relays message contradicting reports of mission schools or missionary activity in Chicacole [Srikakulam]

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: Telugu, 1817-1863 (list F5), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note