North India (United Provinces),1841

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Shurman and James Kennedy, Benares [Varanasi] - Calcutta district committee acted without consulting Benares, request separate committee

James Kennedy, Benares

John Shurman, Benares - Bible translation controversy

David Watt, Calcutta - value of English medium education conducted by Christian missionaries; question of hill station (Darjeeling)[Darjiling]

joint letter from John Shurman, James Kennedy and David Watt, Benares - advocate starting an English school

William Buyers, Hoxton [London]

Robert Mather, Mirzapur - question of self-support; building church; orphanage; rough sketch map of mission premises; types of employment for Indian Christians

William Glen, Mirzapur - report

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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