South India (Tamil),1846

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Alexander Leitch (corresponding secretary, Madras Eastern Committee), Madras [Chennai] - resolutions; minutes; correspondence; Isaac David's move to Bellary; Pursewaukum [Purasawalkam] schoool; statement by Jacob David on seeking membership of Pursewaukum church; girls day schools

joint letters from Alexander Leitch, Ebenezer Lewis and William Porter, Madras - annual report

joint letters from Colin Campbell and Joseph Coles, Madras and Mysore - enclosing annual report for Mysore

Edward Porter, Cuddapah - returning to England for health

joint letter from Alexander Leitch and Benjamin Rice - district commees' minutes and corresondence

Joseph Coles, Mysore

William Drew, Nagercoil - visit to Travancore

Ebenezer Lewis, Madras - medical certificate for Mrs Lewis [née Emily Griffiths] to return to England for 2 years

Colin Campbell, Mysore - appeal for help to build chapel

William Addis, Coimbatore - reports; request for printing machine; female education

Mrs Lechler [née Rosa Anne Woodman], Salem - husband's paper on Readers; sickness in school

John Lechler, Salem

Access Information


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