South India (Telugu),1857

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Gordon, Vizagapatam [Vishakhapatnam] - report; visits to Vizianagram [Vizianagaram] and Chicacole [Srikakulam]

John Wardlaw, Vizagapatam - controversy with Bible Society over their translation of Scriptures; Hay and Wardlaw's variations from the received text; memoirs of William Drew sent to LMS directors

John Hay, Vizagapatam - young scholar wishing baptism persecuted and prevented by parents and magistrate

argues that government grant should be accepted for mission schools; report

joint report by James Gordon, John Hay and John Wardlaw

Edward Porter, Cuddapah and Bellary - more workers needed for increased Christian community; Muslim riots in Bellary prevented his return from tour; baptism of Brahmin woman

Ludwig Valett, Chicacole - enclosures concerning Bible translation controversy

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Other Finding Aids

Detailed list for South India Incoming Correspondence: Telugu, 1817-1863 (list F5), available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note