Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E2/68
TitleLetter from Secretary to Deocar Schmid: 26 May 1819: London
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionRegrets the suspension of the Pulicat mission, but approves of his removal to Calcutta; his and his wife's knowledge of Tamil will not be wasted, as types are being sent; the London Committee is aware of the shortcomings of the new system, but considers that its advantages in spreading education among great numbers outweighs its disadvantages; (it advocated mutual instruction by the scholars, with every care to guard against undesirable tendencies); it is too late to stop the plan for spreading the gospel in Portuguese; it is under way and meets a great need; Lee has been chosen Arabic Professor at Cambridge; "we must not show offence" at the invidious statements of the Danish missionaries [copy]
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