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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 O74
TitleDarling, Rev. Thomas Young
Extent32 docs.
Date1848-1877
DescriptionTelegu: Masulipatam District [Machilipatnam] 1848-1857; Bezwada district 1858-1874; including Rajahmunday, Ellore and Raghapuram 1869-1874
/1-8 Letters 1860, 1864, 1868-69, 1872-74, 1877 including:
/7 Letter from Mrs. M. E. Darling with extract of letter from husband 1874;
/8 Encloses obituary notice for Rev. Ainala Bhushanam, translated from journal 'Hitaradi' 1877;

/9-10 Letters to secretary of Corresponding Committee 1873-74 including:
/10 Includes reference to son 1874;

/11-24 Journal extracts: Jul - Sep, Nov 1848 (includes visit to Bezwada Aug - Sep); Jan - Mar 1849; Jan - Jun 1852; Jan - Dec 1853; Jan - Sep 1854; Jan - Apr 1856:
The following are selected entries from the journals:
25 Aug 1845: describes cholera and 27 Aug goddess, Maha Luckshmee;
Feb 1849: customs of bathing described;
Mar 1852: includes visit to Goodoor and surrounding villages including plan giving names of the villages; also relating to caste girls' school [starting with knitting, sewing etc. to overcome prejudice of Hindus to female education];
27 May 1852: describes sacrifice to Ammahvarroo goddess;
1853 [O74/17]: p.6 relating to god at Tripati: Vinkateshwarrooloo;
2 Sep 1853: amusements celebrating Krishna's birthday;
17 Dec 1853: visit to Cullapilly;
/25-32 Annual letters for 1854-55, 1858, 1868, 1872-74
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