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Anderson, Christopher. A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. William Carey, D. D. of Serampore, Bengal: Delivered in Charlotte Chapel on the Evening of the 30th November,1834. Edinburgh:   , 1834; London: Drury, Allen and Co., 1835.     

*Anderson, Christopher.  A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of the Rev. William Carey, D.D. of Serampore, Bengal, Delivered in Charlotte Chapel, on the Evening of 30th November 1834.  2nd ed.  London: Parbury, Allen and Co., J. Nisbet, 1835 [electronic copy].

Annual Register, The. 1835.

*"Biography.  Dr. Marshman." The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction. No. 911. (Saturday, September 8, 1838):166-167.

*Brooker, J. G. "Mission Burial Ground, Serampore." Bengal Past and Present. Journal of the Calcutta Historical Society. 47. Part 1. Serial no. 93. January-March, 1934. 57-65.

Carey, W. H. Oriental Christian Biography. Containing Biographical Sketches and Death-Bed Scenes of Distinguished Christians Who Have Lived and Died in the East. 2 vols., Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press, 1849.

*"Death of Dr. Carey." Baptist Magazine for 1835. Vol. XXVII (Vol. X. Third Series.) London: Published by George Wightman, 24 Paternoster Row, 1835. pp. 37-39.

Derozario,     . The Complete Monumental Register: Containing All the Epitaphs, Inscriptions, [etc. etc.] in the Different Churches and Burial Grounds, in and about Calcutta... Calcutta: Printed by P. Ferris, 1815.

*Higginbotham, J. J.  "William Carey; Joshua Marshman; William Ward; Rammohun Roy."  Men Whom India Has Known: Biographies of Eminent Indian Characters.  2nd ed.  Madras: Higginbotham and Co., 1874 (electronic edition).

*Holmes and Co. The Bengal Obituary, or a Record to Perpetuate the Memory of Departed Worth, Being a Compilation of Tablets and Monumental Inscriptions from Various parts of the Bengal and Agra Presidencies.  To which is Added Biographical Sketches and Memoirs of Such as Have Pre-Eminently Distinguished Themselves in the History of British India, since the Formation of the European Settlement to the Present Time. Calcutta: J. Thomas, Baptist Mission Press, 1848.

A detailed obituary--reflecting biographical genre--appears for William Carey, pp. 334-40; Joshua Marshman, pp. 340-43; William Ward, pp. 343-45; Hannah Marshman, p. 345; and Felix Carey, 349-50.

In addition to the obituaries, numerous inscriptions and epitaphs from various cemeteries and memorials are recorded in textual detail.  This material is an excellent source of information for mid-nineteenth century biography of Carey, Marshman, Ward, and others at Serampore.

--Bennie R. Crockett, Jr.

*Holmes and Co.  The Bengal Obituary; Or, a Record to Perpetuate the Memory of Departed Worth, Being a Compilation of Tablets and Monumental Inscriptions from Various Parts of the Bengal and Agra Presidencies to which is Added Biographical Sketches and Memoirs such as Have Pre-Eminently Distinguished Themselves in the History of British India, since the Formation of the European Settlement to the Present Time.  London: W. Thacker & Co. and Calcutta: St. Andrew's Library, 1851 (electronic edition).

*"Late Mr. J. C. Marshman, The."  The Illustrated London News (July 28, 1877):93.

*Luther. "The Late Doctor Carey." The Christian Freeman. 3. Belfast: Hugh Rea, 17 Waring-Street, 1835. pp. 164-168.

*"March 7. The Rev. W. Ward of Serampore" The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies XCII. (August, 1823): 193.

Mack, John. The Course of a Good and Great Man : A Sermon preached on occasion of the death of the late Reverend William Carey, D.D. in the Mission Chapel, Serampore, Lord's Day, June 15th, and in Union Chapel, Calcutta, June 22nd, 1834. [Serampore]: Serampore Press, 1834.

Marshman, John Clark. Obituary Notice of the Life and Ministry of the Late Reverend John Mack of Serampore. Newcastle: T. and J. Hodgson, 1846.

Marshman, Joshua. Divine Grace the Source of All Human Excellence: A Sermon Occasioned by the Death of the Late Rev. William Ward, on Friday, March 7th 1823...: Including a Brief Memoir of the Deceased. Serampore: The Mission Press, 1823.

_____________. Funeral Sermon for the Late Rev. William Carey, D. D. Serampore: Mission Press, 1834.

*"Memoir of the Rev. William Ward, One of the Serampore Missionaries." New Evangelical Magazine and Theological Review. [London: T. Tegg]. 10: 1. (January, 1824): 1-9. 

*"Obituary. Death of the Rev. William Carey, D. D." The Covenanter, A Religious Periodical; for 1835. Edited by the Rev. Thomas Houston and Rev. James Dick, A. M. Belfast: Printed by Stuart and Gregg, 1835. New Series. Vol. II. no. 7 (January): 47.

Obituary of the Rev. William Ward, One of the Serampore Missionaries. London: J. Haddon, 1823.

*"Obituary. The Late Dr. Carey." The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, for the Year 1835: Being a Continuation of the Arminian or Methodist Magazine; First Published by the Rev. John Wesley, A. M. 3rd series, 14 (Volume 58 from the Commencement). London: Published by J. Mason, 14, City-Road; and Sold at 66, Paternoster-Row, 1835. 76-78.

*Observer, An. "Miscellaneous Communications. The Year 1834. To the Editor of the Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine."  The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, for the Year 1835: Being a Continuation of the Arminian or Methodist Magazine; First Published by the Rev. John Wesley, A. M. 3rd series, 14 (Volume 58 from the Commencement). London: Published by J. Mason, 14, City-Road; and Sold at 66, Paternoster-Row, 1835. 34-39.

This entry combines reflection on the deaths of William Carey and Lord Teignmouth.

-Myron C. Noonkester

*"Dr. Marshman."  The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art.  Vol. V, New Series.  Whole Number Vol. XXXIII.  Philadelphia: E. Littell and Co., 1838 (electronic edition).

James Prinsep, ed.  "Proceedings of the Asiatic Society, Wednesday Evening, July 2, 1834." The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.  3 (January-December 1834):303-304.  [Memorial to Dr. Carey by the Asiatic Society of Bengal]

*The Rev. Dr. William Carey."  In The Annual Biography and Obituary; 1836.  Vol. XX.  London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836.  Pp. 64-83 (electronic edition).

*Rajah Rammohun Roy."  In The Annual Biography and Obituary; 1834.  Vol. XVIII.  London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1834.  Pp. 296-324 (electronic edition).

*"Recent Deaths. Rev. Dr. Carey." Baptist Magazine for 1835. Vol. XXVII (Vol. X. Third Series.) London: Published by George Wightman, 24 Paternoster Row, 1835. p. 32.

*"Tribute to the Memory of Dr. Carey.  Memorial adopted by the Committee of the British and Foreign Society, on the occasion of the Death of the Rev. Dr. Carey, late of Serampore, Bengal."  The Congregational Magazine,  for the Year 1835.  (February 1835):135-36 [electronic edition].

*Urban, Sylvanus. "Rev. W. Carey, D.D."  The Gentleman's Magazine.  Vol. III.  New Series.  January to June 1835.  London: William Pickering; John Bowyer Nichols and Son, 1835.  Pp. 547-53 (electronic edition).

*William Wilberforce, Esq."  In The Annual Biography and Obituary; 1834.  Vol. XVIII.  London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1834.  Pp. 192-217 (electronic edition).

 

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