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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I E/16
TitleLetter from Pratt to Thomason: 12 August 1813: London
Extent1 doc.
Date1813
DescriptionRejoices that resolution relating to using £250 per annum for support of readers is being implemented and that some candidates are available; account of Abdul is interesting: care will taken to avoid publicity in printing his journal; 'Proceedings' and other literature have been sent but amount will be limited in future as larger packets cannot be sent; advises formation of Auxiliary Society so that corresponding branches in other presidencies may be formed; Bill passed for renewal of Company's charter has provisions which will gradually open India to wise and pious men; it is hoped that Lutheran clergymen will be able to sail in the spring to help in superintending Dr. John's schools; John's book 'Indian Civilisation' has been printed in England; suggests that CM Associations, similar to the ones in England, be formed and money raised in India; is glad the new resolution for support of catechists is being implemented; T. may apply money as he thinks fit; grant increased to £500 per annum; CMS will help Dr. John as much as possible; Rhenius will be of great assistance to John [copy]
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