Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 O201
TitleRidsdale, Rev. James
Extent17 docs.
DescriptionMadras 1820-1830
/1-10 Letters 1820-23, 1826-28 including:
/1 Relating to voyage: signed by Ridsdale, Benedict la Roche, Thomas Morris and John Perowne 1820;
/3A-B Order for books and stores [with duplicate] 1821;
/5 Acknowledges arrival of printing-press 1823;
/8 Includes list of books needed 1827;
/10A-B Relating to Alexander McDonald, superintendent of schools in Madras CMS mission with medical certificate 1828;

/11A-B Letter 1821 to mission treasurer with notice relating to English service at Black Town new church (sample of Madras Church Mission Press) 1820;
/12-14 Journals and extracts: Oct 1820 - Apr 1823 with pencilled comments (?by mission secretary/HQ staff); 7 Feb 1821: importance of missionaries having some medical knowledge and training; 8 Jun 1821: procession with goddess of cholera;
/15 Report of establishment and progress of English and Tamil Female Schools (Madras) [1827];
/16-17 Summary of stations, teachers, congregations, seminarists, schools, scholars: Madras Black Town, Perambore, Poonamallee, Tripasoor, Mavaloor Coopush, Chengelput 1830
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