North India (United Provinces),1851

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Shurman, Benares -

William Buyers (secretary), Benares [Varanasi] - correspondence and minutes of Benares District Committee; Indian Christians and the printing trade; fenale education, girls school building;

Robert Mather, Mirzapur - are missionaries wives missionaries?; first Indian missionary appointed; deaths of William Wollaston and of Robert Mather's son; other son conducting free school; need for more missionaries

William Woollaston, Mirzapur - mission activities

John Budden, Almorah [Almora] - reports; translation

Conditions Governing Access


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