North India (United Provinces),1848

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Kennedy, Benares [Varanasi] - re transfer of staff between missions; correspondence and minutes of Benares District Committee; American Presbyterians and Julius Ullmann; adverse to employing German assistants

joint letter by James Kennedy and David Watt, Benares unfavourable to siting mission station in Kamaon/Kumaon [eastern section of Uttarakhand/Uttaranchal hills including Almora]

David Watt, Benares

John Shurman, Benares - right of staff to transfer position

Robert Mather, Mirzapur - report of Mirzapur work; electrical exhibition; press work; first Indian missionary society in North India; William Glen's work' visit of Earl Dalhousie [James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie (governor-general)]

William Woollaston, Mirzapur - work of schools

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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