Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E1/8
TitleLetter from Schroeter: 27 October 1815: Trincomalee, Ceylon
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionAccount of voyage 1) from Plymouth to Portsmouth on the 'Chapman' with Norton and Greenwood, 26 Feb to 4 Mar, without convoy 2) from Portsmouth to Tincomalee, 22 May to 7 Oct; in Trincomalee they met Roman Catholic and Protestant native Christians, one of the latter has a school for Malabar-speaking children and started language lessons with the missionaries; the governor welcomed them and wished Schroeter to go to Colombo, but he and Greenwood will await CMS instructions from Calcutta; Thompson at Madras wished Norton to go there
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