Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E1/55
TitleLetter from Schnarre to Pratt: 3 September 1816: Tranquebar
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionHas returned to Tranquebar to take charge of Dr. John's schools; left Madras 31 Jul and came via Trichinopoly and Tanjore; Mr Pohle at Trichinopoly is very old and weak; Christians in Tanjore are more numerous, about 1500 and 1000 in the surrounding country side; there is also a large library with many of Schwartz's manuscripts; arrived at Tranquebar 24 Aug and received by Caemmerer and Schreyvogel; some years since SPCK gave £50 which Caemmerer used to open 3 schools, thinking it was an annual grant; this was not so and the schools are running short; asks for set of maps and a thermometer.
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