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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C CE O59
TitleGordon, Rev. Alexander Douglas
Extent55 docs.
Date1847-1853
DescriptionSecretary of Southern Local Committee 1851-1853; Cotta Institution 1847-1853
/1-39 Letters 1847-1853 including:
/7 With timetable 1848;
/9 Relates to bishop's regulations for ordination of priests 1848;
/16-17 Relate to death of Rev. J. F. Haslam 1850;
/20 Encloses memorandum by Major Skinner relating to buildings of Cotta Institution, with sketch ground plan 1851;
/24-26 Relates to Alexander Gordon's being on Central School Commission [see O57/2] with copies of 1847 correspondence;
/38 Relates to resignation of Johannis de Silva, catechist 1853;

/40-43 Annual reports 1849-1852;

/44-49 Circulars 1846-1848 including:
/44 Relates to application for ordination 1846;
/45 Relates to Alexander Gordon's duties in Cotta Institution 1847;
/47 Relates to discipline in Institution 1847;
/49 Relates to repair of Yakbadtha Church and building schoolroom at Borella 1848;

/50 Copies of correspondence between Alexander Gordon and Isaiah Wood and the bishop of Colombo relating to their ordination 1848;
/51 Copy of letter to bishop of Madras Jan 1849;
/52 Appeal for funds for erecting churches in Ceylon mission 1848;
/53 List of students at Institution giving name, age, how long in Institution, in what class, communicant or not, where previously educated, Christian or heathen parents and remarks 1850;
/54 Programme of studies at Cotta Institution 1852;
/55 Comparative statement of expenses of Cotta Christian Institution and government schools 1848
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