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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C CE O70
TitleHobbs, Rev. Septimus
Extent84 docs.
Date1856-1862
DescriptionTamil Cooly mission 1856-1862
/1-42 Letters 1856-1862 including:
/1 With sketch map showing coffee estates' districts in Ceylon 1856;
/3 Circular asking for sub-scriptions for Tamil Cooly mission [printed] 1856;
/5 With rules for Tamil Cooly mission 1856;
/9 Relates to trusts for erecting places of worship to be used by all Protestants, with draft trust [printed] 1856;
/16 Relates to dispute with William Oakley over dismissal of D. Perera, catechist 1858;
/20 With copy of proceedings of Tamil Cooly mission Committee, 16 Aug 1858;
/22 Relates to Kandy Collegiate School 1859;
/28 Gives numbers of congregations and subscriptions to native clergy endowment fund 1859;
/36 Describes visit to Tinnevelly mission in search for catechists 1861;
/37 Relates to Mr. Harcourt 1861;

/43-68 Journals: Oct 1855 - Jun 1856; Oct 1856 - Sep 1859; Jan 1860 - Dec 1862;
/69-75 Annual letters for 1855-1861;
/76-78 Circulars 1858, /76 relating to endowment fund for native clergy;
/79-80 Extracts from journals of catechists of the Tamil Cooly mission Apr-Jun 1857: Aruminiagam, Moses, David, Anantham, Sutthianathan, Mathuranayagam;
/81 Draft circular on Tamil Cooly mission [see /3] [1856];
/82 Circular relating to living conditions of coolies [printed] 1856;
/83 Cutting from the supplement to 'The Colombo Observer', 1 Nov 1860, with letter from Septimus Hobbs relating to School Commission grants-in-aid 1860;
/84 Letter from H. Rutherford to Henry Venn enclosing extract of letter relating to Septimus Hobbs and his work in the Tamil Cooly mission 1857
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