South India (Tamil),1832

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

joint commendation by James Dawson, William Campbell and John Smith, Madras of James Gordon, suggesting he travel to England for missionary training

John Bilderbeck, off Portsmouth

William Taylor, Madras - status of John Nimmo

John Smith, Madras and Bangalore - appointed District Secretary; school accounts; unsatisfactory arrangements for marriages of Indian Christians; bereavements; arrival of new governor [Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Adam]; death of James Dawson; ordination of George Walton; John Bilderbeck's escape from drowning

William Campbell, Madras

Arbuthnot & Co, Madras

William Drew, Madras

joint report of Eastern division of Madras mission by John Smith and William Drew

recorded opinions of LMS missionaries re salaries of Indian-born missionaries

Edmund Crisp, Combaconam [Kumbakonam] - letters from George Walton re: Salem mission

Robert Jennings, Chittoor - rules re converts

Mrs C Jennings [née Burton] - her husband's death and her plans

James Gordon, Chittoor

William Addis, Coimbatore

George Walton, Salem - persecution of enquirers; intention to start infirmary

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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