South India (Tamil),1861

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

George Hall (secretary), Madras [Chennai] and Bangalore - committee proceedings; death of John Lechler; housing C E Thompson at Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam]; death of eldest son; title deeds

John Ashton, Madras - discouraging report of Pursawawkam [Purasawalkam], Tripassore [Tirupattur], Policat, Poonamallee;

Mrs Lechler [née Rosa Anne Woodman], at sea aboard Renown and on arrival in Madras

Suppoo Sockalinga Pilley, Combaconum [Kumbakonam], on behalf of others - plea for John Nimmo

William Addis, Coimbatore and Yercaud - report; circumstances of his retirement and death of John Lechler; list of LMS Coimbatore property

Charles Addis, Coimbatore - schools report

Dr E B Thomas, Coimbatore

Samuel Jones, Coimbatore

Edward Evans, Madras - Davidsons Street Church pastorate

- report of work at Pursewaukum [Purasawalkam]

John Lechler, Salem - description of death of Isaiah (catechist) written by Barnabas

joint report by George Hall and Colin Campbell on Salem

Mrs Addis [née Susanna Emelia Van Someren], Coonoor - encloses notice for Chronicle re girls school and account of money handed over on her retirement

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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