Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 O1
TitleCalcutta Corresponding Committee: minutes
Extent641 docs.
DescriptionThis Committee was also called Church Missionary Committee and Calcutta Auxiliary Church Missionary Committee. The papers also include reports of sub-committee for the establishment of the head seminary (Mirzapore, Calcutta) 1837-1838.

Minutes, including some circulars and copies of correspondence 1820-1879 including
/1 Relates to ordination of Mr. Bowley, including correspondence with D. Schmid concerning relationship of Lutheran and Anglican orders; includes letter from D. Corrie relating to portrait of Abdul Masih 1820;
/21 Relates to establishment of mission at Muzaffapur 1826;
/39 Relates to charges against Committee by Rev. I. Wilson 1828;
/61 Including reference to death of Rev. C. Friend 1829;
/67 Including list of property belonging to CMS 1829;
/75 Including resignation of C. W. Brietzcke, Assistant Secretary, giving details of state of correspondence etc. 1830;
/89 Relates to Mr. Bowley and Mr. Eteson 1832;
/102 Including reference to Bishop's College 1833;
/105 Including expenditure 1833;
/111 Including note by bishop of Calcutta relating to Bishop's College, Calcutta 1834;
/121 Including list of books needed at Chunar 1834;
/191 Has perfect seal of CMS Calcutta Corresponding Committee 1839;
/208 Including reference to difficulties over Lutheran ordination 1840;
236 Including ground plans of premises at Amherst Street, Mirzapur 1842;
/406 [Last sheet missing] 1855
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionMinutes for Aug-Dec 1877 and Sep-Dec 1878 are missing; 1879 comprises Feb only


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