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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 O253
TitleTucker, Rev. John
Extent295 docs.
Date1833-1847
DescriptionSecretary Madras Corresponding Committee Sep 1833 - Jan 1847 [J. H. Gray acting May 1843]
/1-295 Correspondence and papers (including copies) including:
/1A-E Letters on voyage out 1833;

/1/1-13 Papers received 31 Jan 1834: includes reference to resignation of C. T. Rhenius including:
/1-2 Brief reference to Henry Snashall, also [/1] relating to Post Office regulations 1833;
/3 List of books ordered for sale 1833;
/4-5,11-12 Letters from Rev. J. Peet relating to work at Syrian College, Cottayam 1833 including:
/9A-B Petition from Christians of Tinnevelly against recall to England of Rev. C. T. E. Rhenius: original and translation: 70 signatures [translated by Rev. John Dent] 1833;
/13 Letter from bishop of Calcutta to missionaries in Calcutta diocese relating to caste 1833;

/2/1-13 Papers received 14 Feb 1834: relating to Rhenius;
/5 Letter from Rev. J. Devasagayam 1833;
/12 Letter of resignation from W. W. Reilly 1833;

/3/1-13 Papers received 10 Mar 1834;
/3 Perambore seminary: statistics giving students names, date of entry, age, health, parentage, character, etc. 1833;
/7 Nilgherry school: summary of housekeeping accounts 1831;
/9 Tinnevelly mission: local fund receipts Jul 1830 - Dec 1832;
/13 Madras Parental Academy: prospectus [printed] 1832;

/4/1-3 Papers received 26 Apr 1834: relating to illness (melancholia) of Rev. C. Winckler 1833 [some papers from series numbered 25a-z, aa-ee placed with /5/1- received 28 Apr 1834];
/2 Also relating to Henry Snashall 1833;

/5/1-41 Papers received 28 Apr 1834 including:
/1-2 Relating to Cottayam college 1833;
/3-4 Correspondence from J. Bateman relating to Valentine D. Coombes 1833;
/6 List of books found in stores at CM House Nov 1833;
/7 List of books required for sale at CM Depository 1833;
/8-34 Documents relating to illness of Rev. C. Winckler including detailed reports of his behaviour 1833;
/17 Detailed medical report by surgeon W. Mortimer (of Madras general hospital) 1833;
/33 Includes references to Winckler's approving Irvingite opinions 1833;
/36-39 Letters from Rev. J. Peet 1833;
/40 Letter from catanar Wooliaweetle 1833;
/41 Rev. T. Norton: report of work at Alleppie 1833;

/6/1-2 Papers received 29 Apr 1834;

/7/1-2 Papers received 15 May 1834: relating to Mr. Winckler's illness including:
/2 Declaration signed by five members of Madras Committee 1834 [numbered 25(hh)];

/8/1-6 Papers received 16 May 1834 including:
/1-5 Relating to Mr. Winckler 1833; [numbered 25c, e, ff, gg, ii];

/9/1-2 Papers received 6 Jun 1834 including:
/1 Relating to Mr. Winckler 1834;

/10/1-3 Papers received 29 Jul 1834 including:
/3 Long letter from Peet commenting on London committee's proposed resolutions relating to Cottayam college 1834;

/11/1 Papers received 14 Aug 1834;

/12/1-50 Papers received 7 Nov 1834 including:
/2-4 Report with appendices (full statistics) on state of Mayaveram mission 1834; includes inventory of furniture and books; map of American mission stations in Ceylon (showing Tillipally, Oodoville, Batticolla, Manipy and Nellore);
/6 Letter from Rev. S. D. Lima, with petition in Portuguese from congregation at Telicherry 1832;
/9-10 J. F. Thomas's opinion relating to Mr. Winckler, also relating to Mayaveram 1833;
/14 Relating to Valentine Coombes 1834;
/18 Letter from Alexander Chapman to Rev. J. Blackman 1834;
/20 Letter from Baron D'Albedyhll relating to Cottayam college and administration of its secular affairs 1834;
/25 Accounts for printing and book-binding departments, Cottayam 1833-1834;
/41-50 Letters from Rev. J. Peet including reference to Syrian Christians and Malpan 1833-1834;

/13/1-4 Papers received 8 Dec 1834 including:
2/ From Rev. J. B.Morewood relating to Cottayam college 1834;

/14/1 Papers received 13 Dec 1834;

/15/1-7 Papers received 17 Dec 1834 including:
/2 Madras Parental Academy: appeal [printed] 1834;
/3 Report of missionaries on the subject of caste, with appendix 1833-1834;

/16/1-14 Papers received 30 Dec 1834 including:
/6 Extract from J. B. Morewood including reference to slaves and Munro Island 1834;
/12-14 Relating to Charles West, catechist at Palamcotta 1833;

/17/1-10 Papers received 19 Jan 1835 including:
/4 From J. F. Thomas against Rhenius and others' practice of providing work and temporal support for converts 1834;
/5-6 From J. Peet relating to bishop's letter to Metran which he allegedly withdrew from post office 1834;

/18/1-6 Papers received 20 Jan 1835;

/19/1-3 Papers received 24 Jan 1835: includes reference to Rhenius 1834;

/20/1-5 Papers received 25 Jan 1835 including:
/2-5 From Rev. J. Peet relating to Cottayam and Metran's letter 1834;

/21/1 Papers received 28 Jan 1835: J. B. Morewood relating to Nilgherry Schools including full list of scholars with ages 1834;

/22/1-8 Papers received 12 Mar 1835 including:
/4 Includes correspondence with J. J. Muller and J. Devasagayam relating to ordination 1834;

/23/1-2 Papers received 15 Apr 1835 including:
/1 Rules for those living on CMS land in Tinnevelly 1834;
/2 Rules of Palamcotta Society for the care of widows 1834;

/24/1-6 Papers received 7 May 1835 including:
/2 Statement of estimates for Madras mission for 1835;

/25/1 Papers received 13 May 1835;

/26/1-2 Papers received 26 May 1835:
/1-2 Relating to Thomas Norton junior 1835;

/27/1-4 Papers received 28 May 1835: includes reference to B. Schmid and C. Rhenius 1835;

/28/1-6 Papers received 11 Jun 1835:
/1 Estimates for Madras mission for 1835;
/2 Sub-committee of finance: report part 2 1834;
/3 List of books ordered for depository (55 titles) 1834;
/4 Letter to Rev. E. Dent 1834;
/6 Correspondence relating to board and education of Peter Wright and William Selwood, (sons of Captain P. E. Hewett of the Nizam's service) in the Nilgherries school; includes detailed account for their incidental expenses for clothes etc. [Hewett died 9 Jul 1834 at Kunhur; brother-in-law Captain Haughton James, 18th Regiment, Bombay N. I.];

/29/1-4 Papers received 22 Jun 1835;

/30/1-9 Papers received 20 Jul 1835 including:
/2-7 Correspondence with bishop of Calcutta relating to episcopal jurisdiction in Travancore and consequent necessity for ordained missionaries in Travancore to be licensed by bishop and subject to laws of Church of England 1835 [with particular reference to ordination of Bailey and Joseph Peet and relationship of Lutheran missionaries];
/8 Letter from J. B. Morewood relating to Rev. J. Marsh 1835;

/31/1-23 Papers received 19 Sep 1835 including:
/2 Report of visit to missionaries in Tinnevelly 1835;
/3-4 Relating to extent of episcopal jurisdiction in Travancore 1835;

/32/1-23 Papers received 4 Nov 1835 including:
/1-21 Relating to Rhenius and negotiations with Schaffter, Muller and Lechler (mainly letters from Tucker to Rowlandson Jun 1835);
/12 Letter to Rev. J. Knight, Nellore, Ceylon relating to possible transfer of Ceylon recruit to Tinnevelly 1835;
/20 Letter to J. Farish, Bombay 1835;
/22-23 Relating to W. J. Woodcock 1835;

/33/1-29 Papers received 5 Dec 1835: mainly relating to Rhenius;

/34/1-2 Papers received 11 Dec 1835:
/1 Secretary's report on state of Alleppie mission 1835;
/2 Secretary's report on state of Cochin mission 1835;

/35/1-17 Papers received 2 Jan 1836 including:
/2 Includes reference to possibility of Mr. Parnell and Mr. Cronin working in Tinnevelly 1835;
/11 Letter to Mr. Nelson relating to Parnell and Cronin 1835;

/36/1-12 Papers received 11 Jan 1836 including:
/2-3 Letters from G. van Someren 1835;

/37/1-32 Papers received 23 Jan 1836;
/2 List of books ordered for depository 1835;
/3 List of articles needed for church mission Press 1835;
/4 Petition from catechists and seminary boys in Tinnevelly relating to departure of Rhenius and Schmid 1835;
/5-19 Correspondence with Geo. Pettitt relating to Rhenius and schism with catechists 1835;
/21 Letter from A. C. Thomson, Tanjore, relating to right of CMS to land and property occupied by catechist David in Tinnevelly 1835;
/22 Letter from Rev. J. Peet relating to requirements for baptism of heathen adult 1835;

/38/1-2 Papers received 30 Jan 1836;

/39/1-2 Papers received 1 Feb 1836:
/1 Account of the attempt made by David Pilly and others to throw the Tinnvelly mission into confusion and restore Mr. Rhenius and the other missionaries formerly here: by George Pettitt 1835;
/2 Account of baptism of the rajah's son (Constantine) and Brahmin Anantham (John) 1835;

/40/1-29 Papers received 23 Mar 1836: relating to Rhenius and Tinnevelly including:
/25-26 Letters to Rev. E. Crisp, secretary of London Missionary Society Madras Auxiliary 1835;
/27 Correspondence with Rev. W. J. Woodcock 1835;
/29 Account of death of Rev. S. Lima and Mrs. Lima (killed by house collapsing on them) 1835;

/41/1 Papers received 24 Mar 1836: journal 23-27 Jun 1835: kept by Tucker when at Palamcotta;

/42/1-14 Papers received 9 Apr 1836 including:
/7 Letter from J. Peet relating to accusations against Koshe (Abraham), catanar, at Cottayam College 1835
/10 Letter from bishop of Calcutta to J. A. Casamajor, resident of Travancore asking for help with trouble with new metran about Cottayam College and relationships with missionaries 1835;
/13 Minutes of conversation between bishop of Calcutta and Syrian metropolitan 1835;

/43/1-15 Papers received 13 May 1836 relating to Rhenius, Schaffter and Muller;

/44/1-2 Papers received 7 Jun 1836 includes reference to Cottayam troubles;

/45/1-18 Papers received 10 Jun 1836 includes reference to Schaffter and Muller schism including:
/10 List of churches which had been broken open 1835;
/17 Minutes of interview between British Resident, J. A. Casamajor, and Syrian Metropolitan 1835;

/46/1-8 Papers received 22 Jun 1836 including:
/1 Questions submitted to missionaries in Cottayam by secretary J. Tucker relating to state of Syrian Church and its attempted reform with detailed answers by Rev. B.Bailey, J. Peet and W. J. Woodcock 1836;
/2 Report by Tucker on Cottayam mission: Part I 1836;
/3-8 Appendices pp.1-95:
/3 Appendix I: debts due to college, employment of lay-agent, employment of Marcus, erection of grammar school, possibility of moving college, improvement in college-system, liberation of slaves on Munro Island;
/4 Appendices 2-22:
Appendices 2-6: interview with missionaries, metran and others relating to college;
Appedix 7: draft regulations for college;
Appendices: 8-19: correspondence, translations of proclamations, extract from canons;
Appendix 20: list of boys in grammar school giving age, date of entry, studies, remarks 1834;
Appendix 21: list of boys educated in college 1816-1835;
Appendix 22: note of college property;
/5 Appendices 23-26: lists of students, financial resources for catanars, translation of address of metropolitan to candidates for priests' orders; minutes of meetings of Cottayam CMS missionaries;
/6 Appendix 27: letters from Colonel Munro to Rev. Thomas Norton 1816-1818;
/7 Appendix 28: accounts for Cottayam College 1834;
/8 Appendix 29: accounts for Munro Island Aug 1833 - Jul 1834;

/47/1-13 Papers received 30 Jul 1836 including:
/2 Letter from S. S. Hall, Ootacamund relating to Tinnevelly affairs 1835;

/48/1-2 Papers received 1 Aug 1836;

/49/1-15 Papers received 28 Sep 1836 including:
/10 Statistics of districts and villages of Tinnevelly mission 1835;
/11 Statistics of catechists schools 1835;
/12-13 Statistics of schoolmasters schools 1835;
/14 Lists of congregations showing which remained CMS, which joined Rhenius, also divided and neutral 1835;
/15 List of churches and catechists houses closed; account of CMS money kept by Rhenius' catechists, lists of complaints presented for forcibly entering churches etc. 1835;

/50/1-35 Papers received 3 Nov 1836 including;
/2 Draft laws for Madras grammar school 1836;
/11 Translation of tract 'Perinbam' by Rhenius published 1836, with remarks by G. Pettitt;
/21 Remarks by G. Pettitt on some parts of Mr. [A. N.] Groves' pamphlet on the Tinnevelly mission 1836;
/29 Expenses of printing and bookbinding establishment at Cottayam and account of work produced 1835;
/32 Journal of Tucker 25 Nov 1835 - Jan 1836;
/34A-C Letters from deacons at the Syrian College [Cottayam] [1836];

/51/1 Papers received 7 Nov 1836;

/52/1-5 Papers received 14 Nov 1836 including:
/4 Tamil Religious Tract Society: Nagercoil and Palamcotta: anniversary proceedings 1836;

/53/1-7 Papers received 1 Dec 1836 including:
/4 Petition supporting Rhenius from 19 army officers [1836];

/54/1-44 Papers received 19 Jan 1837 mainly relating to Rhenius including:
/3 Estimates for Madras Corresponding Committee accounts for 1836;
/6 Indent for books on Nisbet & Co. for sale at CM Depository 1836 (88 titles);
/8 Letter from C. T. E. Rhenius 1835;
/9 Nganapothippu - a catechism of the principles of the Christian religion [translation] [1836];
/10 Petition from Tinnevelly congregation [translation:175 names] [1836];
/20 Notes on Mr. A. N. Groves' letter to Tucker 1836;
/21 Notes of conversation between A. N. Groves, T. M. Lane, Capt. C. A. Browne and Tucker relating to Rhenius' publication of 'The Review of the Church .....' 1836;
/24 Letter from Findlay Anderson, Mangalore 1836;
/30-35 Correspondence between J. F. Thomas, member of the Madras Corresponding Committee and A. N. Groves 1836;
/44 Half-yearly statistics for catechists and congregations in Tinnenevlly mission Jan-Jun 1836;

/55/1-2 Papers received 24 Jan 1837 including:
/2 Postscript to Tucker's 'Review of the Tinnevelly Question' [printed] 1836;

/56/1-22 Papers received 3 Feb 1837 includes reference to A. N. Groves and Rhenius;

/57/1-10 Papers received 15 Feb 1837 includes reference to A. N. Groves;

/58/1-2 Papers received 26 Apr 1837:
/1 Letter from bishop of Madras and Corresponding Committee relating to Tucker's need for assistance in work as secretary [1836];
/2 Postscript with medical opinion by T. Moore Lane [1836];

/59/1-28 Papers received 28 Apr 1837 including:
/2 Includes reference to death of catechist Asirvadam, Palamcotta 1836;
/3 Estimates for South India mission for 1837;
/19 Petition from malpan and catanars to Resident of Travancore relating to senior metran Dionysius [1836];
/24 Statement relating to Cottayam College property 1836;

/60/1 Papers received 2 May 1837;

/61/1-3 Papers received 12 May 1837 including:
/2 Minute on state of affairs in South India mission 1836;
/3 Remarks on minute [/2] by committee members 1836;

/62/1-3 Papers received 10 Jun 1837:
/1-2 Relating to illness and death of bishop of Madras 1837;
/3 Post mortem report of bishop of Madras by Thomas Moore Lane 1837;

/63/1 Papers received 19 Jun 1837;

/64/1-16 Papers received 20 Jun 1837 including:
/2 List of articles required for printing establishment 1837;
/3 List of books ordered for depository 1837;
/4-5 Correspondence with T. H. Applegate 1837;
/13 Letter from Rev. V. Shortland relating to visit to Cottayam, including reference to College chapel and Syrian churches 1837;
/15 Report of Cottayam mission by Henry Baker 1837;
/16 Account of visit to Valangaman by catechist D.Devaprasadem 1837;

/65A/1-7 Papers received 2 Aug 1837 including;
/2 Relating to title deeds of Anugragapuram village 1837;
/7 Minute relating to changing name of Madras Grammar School to Bishop Corrie's Grammar School 1837;

/65B/1 Papers received 3 Aug 1837: report by Rev. W. Taylor relating to visit to country schools and villages: Vallaviram, Vakila Kondam and Mevalu 1837;

/66/1-10 Papers received 22 Aug 1837;

/67/1-14 Papers received 11 Sep 1837 including:
/13 Testimonial by S. Ridsdale for Constantine Rama Narma [Ramanama], son of Rajah of Cochin 1837;

/68/1-11 Papers received 12 Sep 1837 including:
/5 From C. Blackman relating to Satankullam 1837;
/7 Copies of correspondence between B. Bailey and Mar Dionysius 1836;
/10-11 From Mrs. Sarah Norton with account of girls' school 1837;

/69/1-5 Papers received 9 Oct 1837 including:
/2-5 Correspondence with T. H. Applegate 1837;

/70/1-3 Papers received 23 Oct 1837;

/71/1-4 Papers received 24 Oct 1837;

/72/1-6 Papers received 13 Nov 1837: includes correspondence between Cottayam missionaries and bishop of Calcutta 137;

/73/1-10 Papers received 4 Dec 1837 including:
/1 Relates to relationship between the bishop of Madras and the metropolitan and the CMS missionaries in South India 1837;
/5-7 First and second reports of printing-press and depository sub-committee (with duplicates) 1836-37;
/9-10 Letter from Rev. T. Norton (with duplicate) relating to death of wife 1837;

/74/1 Papers received 5 Dec 1837: circular letter from Rhenius, Schaffter, Muller and Leichler 1837;

/75/1-3 Papers received 25 Dec 1837;

/76/1-3 Papers received 8 Jan 1838 including:
/3 Letter to Nisbet, booksellers with list of books ordered 1837;

/77/1-4 Papers received 31 Jan 1838 including:
/3 Estimates for 1838;
/4 Letter from Thomas Norton relating to Miss Lee 1837;

/78/1 Papers received 2 Feb 1838: form of appointment of Tucker as commissary to receive oaths and subscriptions of Bailey and Peet 1835;

/79/1-17 Papers received 12 Feb 1838 including:
/5-7 Relating to followers of Rhenius at Kadatchapuram, correspondence with G. Pettitt and C. Blackman 1837;
/10-16 Relating to Cottayam and Syrian church 1837;

/80/1-8 Papers received 20 Feb 1838 including:
/6 Letter to Rev. C. Golightly, Oxford asking for two Oxford men to go for 5 or 7 years as tutors (suggests Bishop Corrie's Grammar School) and describes type of man needed, work to be done and style of life needed 1837;
/8 Relating to visit to Pettitt of Rev. D. Poor of Madura and Rev. [H. R.] Hoisington of Jaffna seminary 1837;

/81/1-12 Papers received 12 Mar 1838 including:
/1 Minute relating to state of Tinnevelly mission and possibility of reform in its temporal affairs 1837;
/2 Minute relating to kind and degree of union in different parts of Tinnevelly mission 1837;
/12 List of congregations in Satankullam division 1837;

/82/1-5 Papers received 13 Mar 1838 including:
/5 Letter from Rev. C. Jeaffreson, Nagapur 1837;

/83/1 Papers received 3 May 1838;

/84/1-2 Papers received 16 May 1838 including:
/2 Statement of circumstances relating to unlawful marriage of Arulappen and Annamal, conduct of catechists Cornelius and Joseph of Tippasore (includes correspondence with T. H. Applegate) 1837;

/85/1 Papers received 21 May 1838;

/86/1-14 Papers received 5 Jun 1838 including:
/1 Minute relating to salaries and allowances of East India clergymen 1837;
/3 Report of sub-committee to effect reductions on Madras mission 1837;
/87/1-15 23 Jun 1838;
/5-15 Missionaries' remarks on minutes relating to Tinnevelly mission [/81/1-2]: C. Blackman [/5-6], G. Pettitt [/7-8], Rev. J. Thomas [/9-10], H. Harley [/11-12], Rev. J. Devasagayam [/13], Rev. E. Dent [/14-15] 1837;

/88/1-7 Papers received 17 Jul 1838 including:
/2 Relating to Syrian church 1838 [see I2 O9A];
/3-5 Correspondence with P. Batchelor, printer, relating to return to England [/3-4] with Committee's remarks [/5] 1838;

/89/1-3 Papers received 2 Oct 1838;

/90/1-37 Papers received 29 Oct 1838: includes reference to reacceptance of Schaffter and Muller including:
/32-37 Relating to Syrian College, Cottayam property;

/91/1-12 Papers received 12 Nov 1838 including:
/8 Relating to death of Rhenius 1838;

/92/1-9 Papers received 21 Nov 1838 including:
/3,5 Letters from J. Knight and V. D. Coombes relating to Tamil version of Prayer Book by G. Pettitt 1838;

/93/1-45 Papers received 28 Nov 1838 including:
/1 Relating to London Missionary Society Travancore District Committee taking Rev. Muller into connexion 1838;
/5 Protest by Madras Corresponding Committee against action of LMS Travancore [/1] 1838;
/22 Includes list of congregations and catechists returning to CMS after death of Rhenius 1838;
/31 Letter from J. Goldingham, Guntur, relating to possibility of establishing mission at Masulipatam 1838;
/36 Correspondence relating to Cottayam College property 1838;

/94/1-6 Papers received 29 Nov 1838 including:
/4 Copies and extracts from documents relating to Trinity Chapel, Madras 1838;
/5 Correspondence with P. Batchelor and relating to printing press 1837-1838;
/6 Letter from J. Johnson, Mayaveram 1838;

/95/1-22 Papers received 27 Dec 1838 including:
/10 Petition to C. Blackman from Mr. Muller's catechists at Suviseshapuram 1838;

/96/1-9 Papers received 27 Feb 1839 including:
/3 Relating to correspondence with C. Rhenius 1835-1838;
/7 Letters from Josiah Rhenius relating to reputation of father's Tamil works 1838;

/97/1 Papers received 9 Mar 1839;

/98/1 Papers received 29 Mar 1839;

/99/1-27 Papers received 18 Apr 1839 including:
/4 Medical certificate: Mr. Watkins 1839;
/19 Extract from P. Schaffter's report of Northern district [printed] 1838;
/20-23 Correspondence with W. Topley Humphrey, Alleppie relating to Syrian church and Cottayam College 1838;
/25-26 Letters from S. Ridsdale, Cochin 1838;
/27 Order for books from Nisbet & Co. (99 titles) 1839;

/100/1-16 Papers received 17 May 1839 including:
/1 Memorandum relating to employment of lay assistant for secretary 1838;
/2 Correspondence relating to postponement of ordination of J. H. Elouis 1838;
/6,8 Includes report relating to Trichindur bungalow 1838;
/13 H. Harley reports visit to villages of Veeranum, Veeregeralampudoor, Soorandei, Agarum, Ambasamuttiram and Kallidukuritchy 1838;
/16 Letter from Thomas Norton relating to Miss Saalfelt 1838;

/101/1-22 Papers received 18 May 1839 including:
/6 Correspondence relating to services held at Trinity chapel Madras 1839;
/11-12 Relating to Visuvasapuram 1839;
/18 Minutes of meeting of residents of Machilipatnam ('Masulipatam') relating to beginning of mission 1839;
/20 Introduction to Campbell's Telegu grammar 1839;

/102/1-5 Papers received 14 Jun 1839;

/103/1-2 Papers received 27 Jun 1839 including:
/2 Sketch map of villages in area of Palamcotta, Nagercoil and Trichindoor showing allegiance of congregations to Mr. Muller, CMS and SPG, 4 miles : 1 inch 1839;

/104/1-18 Papers received 15 Jul 1839 including:
/3 Includes brief list of deaths including soldiers in Telegu area 1836-1838;
/17 Order to Nisbet & Co. for books 1839;
/18 Map of Tinnevelly mission station [area between Palamcotta, Nagercoil and Trichindur] showing congregations of CMS, Mr. Muller, Mr. Mault and those divided between CMS and Mr. Muller 4 miles : 1 inch 1839;

/105/1-35 Papers received 29 Aug 1839 including:
/1 Relating to Cottayam College property [see O9B];
/6 Letter from V. Coombes relating to death of Chedumbrum, schoolmaster at Valangaman 1839;
/8 Extract of letter from G. Pettitt relating to mission at Colombo and Cotta; also relating to sending home young son George 1839;
/25 Relating to buildings at Mavelikara mission, by Joseph Peet 1839;
/30 Cottayam College: list of students giving name, age, religion, residence, connection with missionaries or mission, profession of father, date of admission, remarks (44 names) 1839;
/34 Report of Alleppie mission by Thomas Norton 1839;

/106/1 Papers received 9 Sep 1839;

/107/1 Papers received 17 Sep 1839:
/1 Essay by John Anantham on 'Friendship of God' 1839;

/108/1-2 Papers received 21 Sep 1839;

/109/1-14 Papers received 27 Sep 1839 including:
/1 Relating to Cottayam property [see O9C];
/9 Letter from J. Peet relating to opening of Mavelikara church with description of interior, furnishings etc. 1839;

/110/1-18 Papers received 26 Oct 1839;

/111/1 Papers received 30 Oct 1839;

/112/1 Papers received 4 Dec 1839;

/113/1 Papers received 9 Dec 1839;

/114/1 Papers received 10 Dec 1839;

/115/1 Papers received 10 Dec 1839;

/116/1-15 Papers received 16 Dec 1839 including:
/2-6 Correspondence with J. H. Gray relating to his study of Tamil 1839;

/117/1-3 Papers received 19 Dec 1839: correspondence with Lieut. W. H. Horsley relating to Syrian church 1839;

/118/1 Papers received 9 Jan 1840;

/119/1-22 Papers received 28 Jan 1840 including:
/1-4 Correspondence with bishop of Madras relating to quality and work of catechists 1839;
/12 Letter from Mrs. A. J. Schaffter, Palamcotta relating to girls' schools 1839;

/120/1 Papers received 13 Feb 1840;

/121/1 Papers received 13 Mar 1840:
/1 Includes reference to dismissal of John Anantham 1840;

/122/1 Papers received 7 Apr 1840;

/123/1-29 Papers received 5 May 1840 including:
/1-2 'Church Missionary Institution Madras': report by J. H. Gray [/1] and regulations [/2] 1839;
/3 Papers relating to dismissal of John Anantham 1839;
/5-6 Detailed report by Foster Rogers on bad state of buildings etc. at Mayaveram 1839;
/7 Letters relating to revised translation by G. Pettitt of Tamil Book of Common Prayer 1839;
/8 Articles of agreement for second mastership of Bishop Corrie's Grammar School 1839;
/17 Petition from Cottayam mission against departure of W. T. Humphrey 1839;
/24 Letter from D'Albedyhll proposing method of freeing slaves in Cochin 1839;
/27 Circular and correspondence relating to salaries of clergy, and whether seminaries should be in charge of clergy or laymen 1838;

/124/1 Papers received 8 May 1840:
/1 Includes reference to J. C. Barclay 1840;

/125/1 Papers received 1 Jun 1840:
/1 Estimates for South India mission for 1840;

/126/1-7 Papers received 10 Jun 1840 including:
/2 Letter from Foster Rogers relating to Devapirasadam 1840;
/3 Letter from S. Hobbs Palamcotta 1839;

/127/1 Papers received 17 Aug 1840;

/128/1-17 Papers received 1 Sep 1840 including:
/1-6 Tucker's reports to Browne as acting secretary 1840;
/1-3 Relating to Cottayam College, printing establishment and district, including W. T. Humphrey 1840;
/4 Relating to Mavelikara 1840;
/5 Relating to Alleppie 1840;
/6 Relating to Cochin 1840;

/129/1-14 Papers received 10 Sep 1840 including:
/1 Sub-committee relating to case of Matthew Maramanna and John Wilson 1840;
/2,9 Relating to Thomas Norton junior 1840;
/4 Correspondence with Constantine Ramanama 1840;
/6 Report by J. H. Elouis of visit to villages of Madras mission 1840;
/8 Medical certificate: Alexander Gordon 1840;
/14 Letter from C. S. Pankeyaanadapillay relating to illness of brother, Ansirvathampillay of Tanjore 1840;

/130/1-2 Papers received 10 Oct 1840;

/131/1-5 Papers received 11 Nov 1840 including:
/1-4 Letters from Tucker while in London;
/1 Relating to place of education in mission work in South India 1840;
/2 Relating to deficiencies and needs of South India mission 1840;
/3 Note by headquarters clerk relating to letter 9 Nov [missing];
/4 Relating to mission matters 1840;
/5 Estimate for mission for half-year Jan-Jun 1840;

/132/1 Papers received 16 Nov 1840;

/133/1-10 Papers received 12 Dec 1840 including:
/4 Minute by H. Cotterill on resolution relating to catechists of quarterly meeting of Tinnevelly missionaries 1840;
/10 Letter from G. Pettitt relating to death of Asirvadam Pillay [Asirvatham Pillai] 1840;

/134/1 Papers received [Dec 1840];

/135/1-2 Papers received 15 Jan 1841 including:
/2 Relating to ordination licence for Mr. [J.] Johnson 1840;

/136/1-4 Papers received 26 Jan 1841 including:
/2 Relating to authority of bishop of Madras in Travancore 1840;
/3 Circular from Samuel Hebich, C. Greiner, H. Moegling and G. E. Sutter, Basle Evangelical Missionary Society: relating to missions in Mangalore, Dharwar, Hoobly and Tellicherry [printed] 1840;

/137/1-2 1 Feb 1841;
/2A-B Statement of Rev. John Tucker relating to CMS Travancore mission [printed: 2 copies] 1841;

/138/1-2 Papers received 11 Feb 1841 including:
/2 Estimates for South India mission for 1841;

/139/1 Papers received 17 Feb 1841 including;

/140/1-3 Papers received 13 Mar 1841 including:
/2 Statistics for South India 1840;
/3 CM Institution Madras: report for 1840;

/141/1-13 Papers received 6 Mar 1841 including:
/2 Quarterly report by C. J. Taylor, Mayaveram 1840;
/4 Relating to illness and death of Rev. T. Norton senior 1840;
/5 Report of Cottayam College by John Johnson 1840;
/6 Relating to site of church at Mallapalli 1840;
/11-12 Comparative accounts [with duplicate] of estimated and actual disbursements: South India mission 1839;
/13 Estimates for 1841;

/142/1-3 Papers received 13 Apr 1841 including:
/3 CM Institution Madras: regulations 1841;

/143/1 Papers received 14 Apr 1841;

/144/1-5 Papers received 11 May 1841 including:
/1-5 Relating to John Pereira's chapel, Madras 1841;

/145/1-4 Papers received 13 May 1841 including:
/1,4 Relating to bad condition of Cottayam College including compound and buildings 1841;

/146/1-3 Papers received 17 May 1841 including:
/1 Minute by Tucker on lay agency in South India 1841;

/147/1-2 Papers received 31 May 1841;

/148/1-2 Papers received 8 Jun 1841;

/149/1 Papers received 2 Jul 1841;

/150/1 Papers received 7 Jul 1841;

/151/1-4 Papers received 5 Aug 1841;

/152/1 Papers received 9 Sep 1841;

/153/1-2 Papers received 14 Oct 1841;

/154/1-2 Papers received 10 Nov 1841;

/155/1-3 Papers received 11 Dec 1841;

/156/1-7 Papers received 19 Jan 1842: relating to case of W. T. Humphrey 1841;

/157/1-2 Papers received 11 Feb 1842 including:
/2 Extract from minutes of Madras Corresponding Committee relating to catechist system in Tinnevelly mission [printed] 1841;

/158/1 Papers received 14 Mar 1842;

/159/1-4 Papers received 15 Mar 1842: questionnaire relating to catechists circulated by bishop of Madras 1841;

/160/1-6 Papers received 5 Apr 1842 including:
/2-4 Affidavits relating to will of Rev. E. R. Otter, Bellary 1842;

/161/1 Papers received 11 Apr 1842;

/162/1-12 Papers received 5 May 1842 including:
/2 Original letter relating to "extract from minutes .... relating to catechist system" [/157/2] from missionaries in Tinnevelly: G. Pettitt, J. Thomas, P. Schaffter, S. Hobbs, Edward Dent, John Devasagayam [J. J. Muller absent on leave] 1842;
/8 Includes reference to will of Edward Robert Otter (with copy of will) 1842;

/163/1-8 Papers received 6 Jun 1842 including:
/2 Relating to Tinnevelly missionaries 1842;

/164/1-9 Papers received 10 Jun 1842 including:
/7 Includes reference to proposed church at Mavelikara [1842];
/9 Extract from 'Friend of India' 18 Nov 1841 relating to native widows;

/165/1-4 Papers received 20 Jun 1842 including:
/4 An epitome of the circumstances relating to the catechist question with appendix 1842;

/166/1-3 Papers received 4 Jul 1842;

/167/1-7 Papers received 9 Jul 1842 including:
/1 Statistics for Madras mission 1841;
/4 References for Mr. [John] Devasagayam 1842;
/7 Duplicate of /165/4;

/168/1-10 Papers received 10 Aug 1842;

/169/1 24 Papers received Aug 1842;

/170/1-14 Papers received 3 Sep 1842 including:
/3-10 Copies of clergy licences 1842;

/171/1-12 Papers received 9 Sep 1842 including:
/2 From Edward Dent relating to children James and Adelaide 1842;
/9 Appeal from Madras Corresponding Committee for its work in Madras Presidency [printed] 1842;
/10 Newspaper cutting: 'Madras Herald': letter from bishop of Madras relating to persecution of Christians in Tinnevelly 1842;
/12 Masulipatam [Machilipatnam] Church: appeal [printed] 1842;

/172/1-11 Papers received 8 Oct 1842;

/173/1-10 Papers received 13 Oct 1842;

/174/1-7 Papers received 8 Nov 1842;

/175/1-8 Papers received 14 Nov 1842;

/176/1 Papers received 23 Nov 1842;

/177/1-5 Papers received 6 Dec 1842;

/178/1-10 Papers received 9 Dec 1842 including:
/10 Appeal from Madras Corresponding Committee [as /171/9] [printed] 1842;

/179/1 Papers received 22 Dec 1842;

/180/1-4 Papers received 9 Jan 1843;

/181/1-3 Papers received 13 Jan 1843;

/182/1 Papers received 27 Jan 1843;

/183/1-8 Papers received 7 Feb 1843 including:
/2 Finance regulations for South India mission 1842;

/184/1-11 Papers received 13 Feb 1843 including:
/1-4 Finance forms [printed: blank] 1842;

/185/1-3 Papers received 13 Mar 1843;

/186/1-7 Papers received 17 Mar 1843;

/187/1 Papers received 1 Apr 1843;

/188/1-8 Papers received 7 Apr 1843 including:
/1 Relating to Dr. Archibald Ramsay formerly London Missionary Society medical mission 1843;
/2-3 Relating to future of CM Institution Madras 1843;

/189/1-6 Papers received 12 Apr 1843 including:
/2 Relating to Dr. Archibald Ramsay 1842;

/190/1-22 Papers received 8 May 1843 including:
/5 Relating to Dr. A. Ramsay 1842;

/191/1-10 Papers received 13 May 1843 including:
/8-10 MS letters from Martanda Vurmah, Elliah Rajah of Travancore, to Dr. A. Ramsay 1842;

/192/1-6 Papers received 5 Jun 1843 including:
/6 Correspondence relating to Mar Athanasius 1843;

/193/1-6 Papers received 3 Jul 1843;

/194/1-6 Papers received 23 Oct 1843 including:
/3 Trinity Chapel, Madras: copy of trust deed 1843;

/195/1-11 Papers received 6 Nov 1843 including:
/3 Report on state of Tinnevelly mission, with notes of conversations with native catechists 1843;
/4 Relating to ordination of J. Rigg and appointment to Trinity Chapel 1843;
/10 Sketch map: proposed division of Rev. S. Hobbs' district in Tinnevelly and Nulloor to Prittakullam and Sivagasi 1843;

/196/1-6 Papers received 14 Nov 1843 including:
/3 Relating to Dr. Ramsay 1843;
/4 Tinnevelly: minutes of quarterly missionaries' meeting Apr 1843;
/5-6 Statement of allowances and expenses of missionaries and catechists 1843;

/197/1-4 Papers received 5 Dec 1843 including:
/3 Correspondence with Mar Athanasius 1843;

/198/1-14 Papers received 9 Dec 1843 including:
/2 Relating to missionaries and land at Suviseshapuram 1843;

/199/1-7 Papers received 26 Dec 1843 including:
/1 Letter to Mar Athanasius 1843;
/4-5 Indent of medicines for Rev. J. Chapman and Rev. J. T. Tucker 1843;

/200/1-7 Papers received 15 Jan 1844;

/201/1-10 Papers received 8 Feb 1844 including:
/4 Abstract of estimates for 1844;
/6 Tinnevelly mission: minutes of quarterly missionaries meeting Nov 1843;

/202/1-3 Papers received 8 Mar 1844;

/203/1-6 Papers received 13 Mar 1844;

/204/1-14 Papers received 5 Apr 1844;

/205/1-8 Papers received 6 May 1844 including:
/3 Form of consent for bishop of Madras to consecrate a church 1843;
/6-8 Forms of petition to consecrate a church or burial ground 1843;

/206/1-3 Papers received 8 May 1844;

/207/1-4 Papers received 11 May 1844;

/208/1-7 Papers received 5 Jun 1844;

/209/1-4 Papers received 11 Jun 1844;

/210/1-14 Papers received 10 Jul 1844 including:
/13 Relating to ordination of Therian, catechist at Mavelikara 1843;

/211/1-9 Papers received 2 Aug 1844 including:
/9 Report by S. Hobbs of visit to villages in Jemindary of Yettiapuram 1844;

/212/1-8 Papers received 8 Aug 1844 including:
/2 Depository sub-committee: report and papers 1844;
/3-4 Bills of sale for mission house and property at Mayaveram [printed] 1844;

/213/1-23 16 Sep 1844;
/17 Receipt by Mrs. Catherine Muller for purchase money for mission premises at Suviseshapuram 1844;

/214/1-4 Papers received 24 Sep: 1844 correspondence and papers including petition from J. Peet to Maharajah of Travancore, complaining against behaviour of rajahs and persecution of Christians in Mavelikara 1844;

/215/1-6 Papers received 3 Oct 1844;

/216/1-7 Papers received 7 Oct 1844;

/217/1-14 Papers received 11 Nov 1844;

/218/1 Papers received 16 Nov 1844: statement of allowances and expenses for missionaries and catechists 1844;

/219/1-7 Papers received 5 Dec 1844;

/220/1-5 Papers received 10 Dec 1844 including:
/1 Circular to raise memorial to Mr. Lane (tablet and medical scholarship) [printed] 1844;

/221/1 Papers received 3 Jan 1845;

/222/1-14 Papers received 9 Jan 1845 including:
/6 Minute by G. Pettitt on requiring among the rules of the Tinnevelly Native Institution a declaration on the subject of renouncing caste 1844;

/223/1-9 Papers received 24 Feb 1845 including:
/3 Madras CM Institution: report for 1844;

/224/1 Papers received 6 Mar 1845;

/225/1-3 Papers received 7 Mar 1845;

/226/1-2 Papers received 15 Mar 1845:
/1 Comparative statement relating to personal expenses of missionaries 1844-1845;
/2 Estimate for funds 1845;

/227/1-4 Papers received 27 Mar 1845;

/228/1-2 Papers received 1 Apr 1845: correspondence relating to caste 1844;

/229/1-5 Papers received 4 Apr 1845;

/230/1-7 Papers received 26 Apr 1845;

/231/1 Papers received 7 May 1845;

/232/1-18 Papers received 24 May 1845 including:
/8-9 Minute on expediency of taking measures for bestowing Christian Education on the Natives of South India through the medium of the English language [2 copies] 1845;

/233/1-2 Papers received 4 Jun 1845;

/234/1-3 Papers received 5 Jun 1845 including:
/3 Letter from C. A. Browne relating to financial support of boy to be educated by Rev. W. Williams or Mr. Colenso in New Zealand 1845;

/235/1-6 Papers received 9 Jun 1845;

/236/1-2 Papers received 19 Jun 1845;

/237/1-2 Papers received 22 Jul 1845;

/238/1-4 Papers received 26 Jul 1845;

/239/1-9 Papers received 21 Aug 1845;

/240/1-2 Papers received 1 Sep 1845;

/241/1 Papers received 16 Sep 1845;

/242/1-13 Papers received 24 Sep 1845 including:
/2 Correspondence relating to Samuel Lambrick Nicholas, Singhalese student at Calcutta 1845;

/243/1-2 Papers received 29 Sep 1845 including:
/2 Relating to question of caste including reference to Rev. John Devasagayam 1845;

/244/1-6 Papers received 3 Oct 1845;

/245/1-7 Papers received 25 Oct 1845 including:
/3 MS memorial from Tinnevelly missionaries to East India Company asking for protection and support for schools 1845;

/246/1-4 Papers received 30 Oct 1845 including:
/1 Proposals relating to scholarship for Palamcotta school 1845;

/247/1-5 Papers received 3 Nov 1845;

/248/1-10 Papers received 22 Nov 1845 including:
/1 Includes reference to Mr. S. L. Nicholas 1845;

/249/1-6 Papers received 25 Nov 1845 including:
/1 Statement of salaries, allowances, pensions etc. granted to South India missionaries 1845;
/4-6 Protestant Christian Institution for Education in Madras presidency; circular and accompanying observations, with list of subscribers [printed] 1845;

/250/1-9 Papers received 23 Dec 1845 including:
/4 Examination questions for James Spratt for deacon's orders 1845;
/6 Letters from P. Schaffter sending idol Kattavarayen with description (for Miss Tucker's museum) 1845;

/251/1 Papers received 2 Jan 1846:
/1 Second minute by Rev. G. Pettitt on the subject of caste distinctions among the native Christians of South India 12 Sep 1845;

/252/1-9 Papers received 5 Jan 1846 including:
/4 Relating to disturbances at Nulloor including reference to Vibuthisangan society 1845;

/253/1-10 Papers received 20 Jan 1846;

/254/1 Papers received 28 Jan 1846:
/1 Form for information needed to accompany application for grant for building or repairing a church or place of worship in South India mission [printed] 1845;

/255/1 Papers received Feb 1846;

/256/1-5 Papers received 13 Feb 1846 including:
/3 Sketch map of Nulloor district 1845;

/257/1-2 Papers received 23 Feb 1846;

/258/1-5 Papers received 6 Mar 1846;

/259/1-11 Papers received 21 Mar 1846 including:
/4 Relating to incident at Tinnevelly 1845;
/5-11 Copies of correspondence with editors of Tamil newspapers 'Rajathane' and 'Decabimani', also petitions to Madras government relating to riots in Tinnevelly and complaints against Christians 1845;

/260/1-5 Papers received 27 Mar 1846;

/261/1-5 Papers received 1 Apr 1846;

/262/1-5 Papers received 7 Apr 1846;

/263/1-6 Papers received 20 Apr 1846 including:
/3 Madras Corresponding Committee: special meeting: minutes;
/6 Letter from W. Oakley, Kandy to G. Pettitt 1846;

/264/1 Papers received 25 Apr 1846;

/265/1-3 Papers received 5 May 1846;

/266/1-5 Papers received 4 Jun 1846;

/267/1 Papers received 10 Jun 1846;

/268/1-6 Papers received 11 Jun 1846;

/269/1-3 Papers received 22 Jun 1846;

/270/1 Papers received 25 Jun 1846;

/271/1-6 Papers received 23 Jul 1846;

/272/1-3 Papers received 27 Jul 1846;

/273/1-4 Papers received 21 Aug 1846;

/274/1-5 Papers received 25 Aug 1846;

/275/1-7 Papers received 23 Sep 1846;

/276/1-6 Papers received 28 Sep 1846 including:
/2 Relating to Miss C. Giberne 1845;

/277/1 Papers received 3 Oct 1846: letter from W. Cruickshanks 1846;

/278/1-4 Papers received 26 Oct 1846;

/279/1-2 Papers received 2 Nov 1846;

/280/1-3 Papers received 4 Nov 1846;

/281/1 Papers received 10 Nov 1846: statistical return of districts Jan-Jun 1846;

/282/1-6 Papers received 28 Nov 1846;

/283/1 Papers received 2 Dec 1846;

/284/1-6 Papers received 3 Dec 1846 including:
/1Confidential letter against abandonment of Madras CM Institution 1846;

/285 Papers received 14 Dec 1846 including:
/1 Extract from and letter to editor of 'Thasabemane' 1846;

/286/1-4 Papers received 29 Dec 1846;

/287/1-3 Papers received 4 Jan 1847 including:
/2 Estimates for 1846-1847;
/3 Indent for medicines 1846;

/288/1-7 Papers received 5 Jan 1847;

/289/1-3 Papers received 9 Jan 1847: rules for the management of the Tinnevelly Press 1846 including:
/2-3 Indent for medicines 1846;

/290/1-6 Papers received 23 Jan 1847;

/291/1-4 Papers received 29 Jan 1847;

/292/1 Papers received 6 Feb 1847;

/293/1-6 Papers received 7 Feb 1847 including:
/2 Madras CM Institution: report 1846;

/294/1 Papers received 26 Feb 1847: Tucker's letter of resignation;

/295/1 Letter [written from Tunbridge Wells] May 1847 relating to Palamcotta
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