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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I E/34
TitleLetter from Pratt to Thompson at Madras: 11 February 1814: London
Extent1 doc.
Date1814
DescriptionIntroduces Schnarre and Rhenius, sailing on 'Marquis of Huntley'; they have license to assist Dr. John, or enter on any more promising work in the peninsula; send them out as first missionaries to India and hopes many more will follow; Church Missionary Society has been formed so that the English church may take its share in calling forth missionary zeal and interest; hopes to have corresponding committees or auxiliary societies in each presidency and Ceylon; Earl of Moria has offered help; asks if such a society could be formed in Madras, to consist of a few active and zealous friends to foster efforts on Coromandel coast; CMS will hope for advice and assistance; future publications will be sent for distribution [copy]
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