North India (United Provinces),1844

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Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Kennedy, Benares [Varanasi] - need for more land for buildings; requests permission to accept 2 German missionaries (Julius Ullmann and T Artopé); medical opinions (from London) on Mrs Shurman; minutes of Benares District Committee; report; united services; branch of British & Foreign Bible Society

David Watt, Calcutta [Kolkata]

John Shurman, London - re translation of Bible into Urdu

Robert Mather, Mussoorie and Mirzapur - proposes Almora [in the Kumaun region, East of Uttaranchal] as hill station, sanatorium and school for missionary children

Mrs Kennedy [née Margaret Stephen Walker] - girls school at Benares

William Buyers, Benares

John Budden, Mirzapur - land and buildings at Mirzapur

William Woollaston, Mirzapur - orphan school work; his ordination; list of Mirzapur activities

joint letter from John Budden and William Woollaston, Mirzapur - need for further missionary education

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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.

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