Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 E2/75
TitleLetter from Jetter to Secretary: 18 August 1819: Madras
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionTheir broken English prevented their holding any religious service on board, but the captain, a truly religious man, protected them from ill-treatment; they were able to converse on religion with one or two of the sailors; they read the Bengali grammar, but were hampered by not having a dictionary; a cadet gave them Hindustani books and they did some translation, but got no practice in speaking; their health was good, though the soldiers suffered from disease; they had a kind welcome from Thompson; they heard Schmid and Rhenius at the Tamil service on Sunday and went to the children's catechising
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