South India (Travancore),1820

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

joint letter from Charles Mead and Charles Mault, Nagercoil - statement of work for 2 years; propose chain of chief stations between Nagercoil and Quilon

John Smith, Madras [later Chennai] - church at Persewankum [Pursewaukum/Purasawalkam], Madras; presents mission with Tamil dictionaries and grammars

Charles Mault and John Smith, Nagercoil - joint quarterly account of Travancore mission

John Palm, Colombo

Charles Mead, South Travancore - British and Foreign Bible Society and Religious Tract Society both established at Madras; Rajah of Tanjore among subscribers to church building

Charles Mault, Nagercoil - Travancore mission work very exacting; describes country & people

Arrival of John Smith

accounts for 1818, 1819, 1820

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Travancore & Ceylon, 1817-1899 (list F6), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note