North India (Bengal),1836

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Alphonse Lacroix (secretary), Calcutta [Kolkata] - district committee proceedings

Charles Piffard, Calcutta

Thomas Boaz, Calcutta - reluctantly accepts pastorate of Union Chapel, Calcutta; great demand for tracts

Micaiah Hill, Berhampore

joint letters from Micaiah Hill and James Paterson, Berhampore - report;

James Paterson, Berhampore - objects to clause in 1835 LMS annual report re himself

Charles Piffard, Kidderpore - slow progress; school statistics; need for teacher training establishment

George Mundy, Chinsurah - inconsistency of Christian converts; religion among British soldiers; suggests English Grammar with Christian illustrations

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Bengal, 1800-1838 (list F1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note