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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I1 O50
TitleBomwetsch, Rev. Christian
Extent43 docs.
Date1847-1880
DescriptionBurdwan 1847; Solo 1849-1852; Santipore 1855-1859; Calcutta 1865
/1-20 Letters 1854-1855, 1857, 1861-1862, 1864, 1866, 1872-1873, 1877-1878, 1880 including:
/5A-D Relate to James Long, including translation of article in the 'Somapraka shak' of 17 Jun 1861; also memorandum relating to Mr. Lehmann 1861;
/6 Including translation of articles from Bengali newspapers "Mr. Long's self-defence" 1861;
/8 Relates to Dutt family 1864;
/14-17 Relate to Lutheran views, return of Anglican ordination papers and alleged sympathy with Plymouth Brethren 1877;
/18 Includes newspaper cuttings relating to Bomwetsch's Bengali translations 1878;

/21-30 Letters to secretary of Corresponding Committee 1847, 1852, 1858-1859, 1862, 1864, 1873, 1877 including:
/21A Contains brief addition to annual report 1852;
/23 Includes request for house at Ranaghat 1859;
/27-28 Includes corrections and comments on annual report 1873;
/29-30 Correspondence with D. T. Barry and letter to Corresponding Committee relating to religious opinions [see /14-17] 1877;

/31-40 reports 1847, 1849-1852, 1855, 1857, 1859 [copy], 1865 [copy], 1873-1874, [1849 incomplete];
/41 Annual letter for 1856;
/42 Medical certificate 1854;
/43 List of native Christians residing in quarter opposite the Free Church mission compound and chapel near Cornwallis Square, Calcutta [gives names, occupations, with comments by Bomwetsch; list of Wesleyan church members; brief history of Christian quarter] 1877
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