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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I E/52
TitleThomason to Pratt: 9 May 1814: Calcutta
Extent1 doc.
Date1814
DescriptionSends Abdul's journals for Jan-Mar; Corrie's wife is one with him in all his work and views; box of reports delayed for months at customs because notice of shipment was not sent by post; first use of extra allowance was for Corrie's school and chapel at Aga; regular finance account will be sent from new committee which meets soon; Mr. Robertson as secretary will report; does not intend using heathen readers, must have Christian converts; the idea was proposed years ago but never adopted as it was impracticable though it is still mentioned in letters from CMS; Abdul works as evangelist and others in Corrie's church are being trained, but it will take time to produce Christian evangelists; need for native workers and schools is increasing; has sent plans to government for establishment of native schools and offered help as superintendent, but leaders are either fearful or indifferent, though it is time they acted; if offer is accepted a new day will begin in India, if rejected T. intends to send correspondence to England, as an order from British government in London may give momentum to the government in India
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