Author:Robert Needham Cust

Robert Needham Cust

British administrator and judge in colonial India, Anglican evangelist, orientalist and linguist.

Robert Needham Cust


  • Draft Bill of Codes Regulating Rights in Land and Land-Revenue Procedure in Northern India (1870)
  • A Sketch of the Modern Languages of the East Indies (1878) (external scan)
  • Linguistic and Oriental Essays in seven volumes Volume I 1846-1878 (1880) - Volume II 1840-1897 (1898) - Volume III 1847-1890 (1891)- Volume V 1861-1895 (1895) - Volume VI 1840-1901 (1901)
  • Essay on the National Custom of British India: Known as Caste, Varna, or Jati (1881) (external scan)
  • Pictures of Indian Life (1881) (external scan)
  • Modern Languages of Africa (1878) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Opium Question; or, Is India to be Sacrificed to China? (1885) (external scan)
  • The Shrines of Lourdes, Zaragossa, the Holy Stairs at Rome, the Holy House of Loretto and Nazareth, and St. Ann at Jerusalem (1885) (external scan)
  • Poems of Many Years and Many Places (1897) (external scan)
  • The Liquor Traffic in British India: Or, Has the British Government Done Its Duty? An Answer to Venerable Archdeacon Farrar and Mr. Samuel Smith (1888) (external scan)
  • Three Lists of Bible Translations Actually Accomplished (1890) (external scan)
  • Africa Rediviva (1891) (external scan)
  • Clouds on the Horizon: An Essay on the Various Forms of Belief, Which Stand in the Way of Acceptance of Real Christian Faith by Educated Natives of Asia, Africa, America, and Oceania (1891) (external scan)
  • Essay on the Prevailing Method of the Evangelization of the Non-Christian World (1894) (external scan)
  • Common Features Which Appear in All Forms of Religious Belief (1895) (external scan)
  • The Gospel-Message (1896) (external scan)
  • Memoirs of Past Years of a Septuagenarian (1899) (external scan)
  • Oecumenical List of Translations of the Holy Scriptures to 1900 (1900) (external scan)
  • The Last Scratch of an Octogenarian Pen (1903) (external scan)

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