Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 O212
TitleSawyer, Rev. William
Extent14 docs.
DescriptionMadras 1823-1828: Includes: /1-8 Letters 1822-1824, 1826, 1829;
/1 Includes reference to state of religion in Madeira, also reference to Mrs. Brownlie 1822;
/8 Relating to acceptance of post as East India Company chaplain 1829;
/9-13 Journals include visits to outlying schools in Madras district: 1824 Jan - Sep; 1826 Jan - Dec; 1827 Jan - Dec; 1828 Jan - Jun;
/9B Includes 1-3 Feb 1824: relating to evil effect of caste distinctions being continued amongst Christian converts;
/9C 26 Feb 1824: death of boy Aseervantham from snake bite;
/10 3 Mar 1826: presented Regel, [Edward] Dent and [Valentine] Coombes for future ordination; lists names of female confirmation candidates; 19-25 May 1826: describes festival of Vishnu at Great and Little Conjeveram; 23 May 1826: describes ordinary pagoda worship;
/12 Entries relating to examination of schools include lists of pupils, giving names and castes; Feb-Mar 1827 includes references to visit by Rhenius; 14 Mar 1827: gives detailed instructions relating to work to Mr. Base, master at seminary, including list of suggested punishments for boys' misbehaviour;
/14 Letter to Mrs. Strachan describing death of boy Gorapatham (cholera) [see also /9C] 1824
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