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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C CE O113
TitleSelkirk, Rev. James
Extent101 docs.
Date1826-1839
DescriptionSecretary of annual meeting 1833, 1838: Cotta 1826-1838; Kandy 1838
/1-61 Letters 1826-1839 including:
/11 With report of schools 1827;
/14 Relates to baptised Jew 1828 [see /93];
/39 Postscript mentions arrival of Americans on way to Jaffna 1834;
/43 Mentions pamphlet attacking Cotta bible 1835;
/49 Relates to intrusion of Wesleyans at Kandy 1836;
/60 Relates to revision of translation work, giving examples of words used 1838;

/62-84 Journals: 1826 - Jan 1839 including:
/62 Includes account of voyage out 1826; 31 Mar mentions tow by steampacket;
/68, 69 Include accounts of Buddhist festivals 1828-1829;
/80 17 Jan 1836 mentions boy with 12 fingers and toes;

/85 Annual report 1833;
/86-87 Circulars [two copies] 1836;
/88 Letter to Elias Andrews [copy] 1834;
/89 Letter to Religious Tract Society London relating to formation of Cotta Auxiliary RTS [copy] 1834;
/90-92 Address to inhabitants of Cotta district 1827-1829;
/93 Address at the baptism of a Jew [see /14] 1828;
/94 Samuel Joseph Mizrai's account of his life [see /14] circa 1828;
/95 Address at funeral of schoolgirl 1830;
/96 Address to modliars and headmen of Cotta district 1830;
/97 Address to confirmation candidates at Cotta 1831;
/98 Letter to HM Commissioners relating to state of education in Ceylon 1830;
/99 Petition of inhabitants of Pantura [Panadura] against missionaries 1831;
/100 Examples of conversation with natives 1834;
/101 Address to James Selkirk on his leaving Ceylon, from schoolmasters [copy] 1838
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