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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I E 1D
TitleLetter from Josiah Pratt to Rev. T. T. Thomason: 9 March 1812: London
Extent1 doc.
Date1812
DescriptionAwait news of how T. has used the £250 pa allocated by CMS for establishment of readers. "You can act herein only as the copies of the S[criptures] are prepared for you. ...When Martyn's Arabic and Persian come, we shall hope for great things". Mr. Prendergast "took alarm at the proposal", and raised it in the House of Commons with the result that as "you will always act under the permission of the Government, there will be no fear of furture interruption. ... It will be a favourable object with the Christian public, as it is with our Society". PS About to publish a summary of CMS proceedings for distribution, copies of which will be sent by the next opportunity" [endorsed "(copy) no.123"]
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