Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E2/32
TitleCopy of deed of transfer of house near Jungum Baree in Bengalle Tolah in Benares: 14 November 1818
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionFrom Kalee Shunker Ghopaul, son of maharaj Jay Narain Ghopaul, son of Hissun Chund Ghopaul, to Calcutta Committee of the Church Missionary Society: dated 21 Oct 1818 (6th month of the Bengalle Year 1225): signed by K. S. Ghopaul in presence of James Trail and William Moffatt: signed 11 Nov by Jay Narain Ghopaul
Endorsed note by Corrie: 14 Nov 1818: premises contain about 100 yards; principal building is three stories high, with large room on second floor suitable for school-room, with another room behind intended for a library and museum; view of Benares to north and east, houses on south and west; lower floor easily made convenient for a printing-press; rooms for a headmaster might be built to south, or alternatively the space might be used for a chapel; streets are narrow, "scarcely admitting a palankeen with comfort", but a road may be obtained through a fakir's garden, to a admit carriage; house in present state is worth £3000
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