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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E1/21
TitleLetter from Rev. T. Robertson: 4 April 1816: Dum Dum
Extent1 doc.
Date1816
DescriptionHas sent Bowley's journal for Jan-Feb to Thomason for transmission to CMS, which must be feeling the lack of news; bewails cruelty of Hindu superstition shown in the Juggernaut pilgrimage
Enclosure: 3 June 1816, Calcutta: minutes of the Calcutta Corresponding Committee
Calcutta Corresponding Committee have purchased, in preference to Aldeen, McWhirter's estate near Kidderpore school, easily accessible from Calcutta and with ample accommodation and room to expand; Calcutta Corresponding Committee welcomes the discretionary power conferred by the Parent Committee regarding salaries, as present rates are too low; Kidderpore school has opened with 33 pupils, as requested by the Hindu who gave the land; as Robertson can no longer accommodate the Hindustani boys, they will be transferred to the mission house [see 9]
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