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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E1/73
TitleLetter from Corrie: "not for the public": 14 August 1817: Madras
Extent1 doc.
Date1817
DescriptionSchmids were asked to remain in Madras, because Rhenius feels overburdened, there is need to staff village schools, and the governor's offer of financial help may lapse if it is not used now; Thompson is not kept in touch with in Bengal, so C. does not know how Greenwood is employed since the bishop rejected him; Schroeter in Titalya seems to be doing nothing save studying the language without grammar or dictionary; it therefore seems wise to retain the Schmids; question of ordination can be settled later; there seems genuine concern in Madras for mission work, though they need closer ties with the home committee; missionary members of the Madras Corresponding Committee have been led into undue expense through association with the higher ranks of European society, but Strachan, the treasurer, stands firmly against this
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