South India (General),1807

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

George Cran, Vizagapatam

Augustus Des Granges

joint letter of William Lee and John Gordon, New York - difficulty securing passage to Madras

LMS, London, to William Lee and John Gordon - procedure if forbidden by East India Company to reside in India

LMS, London, to William Lee and John Gordon - same, with gratitude to New York Missionary Society

a more complete draft, but partly indecipherable version of the previous letter telling missionaries, after advice from the Baptists, to proceed by any available conveyance to land at Tranquebar [Taranambadi], Ceylon [Sri Lanka] or Madras [Chennai], as may be convenient, noting that Ceylon is outside the original jurisdiction of the East India Company

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: General, 1817-1816 (list F2), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note