Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E1/56
TitleLetter from Rhenius to Pratt: 4 September 1816: Madras
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionChristian progresses well; is revising Tamil Old testament;
16 Sep 1816: Bailey and Dawson and their wives have arrived; comments on their outfit; set of knives and forks cost 7 and 8 pagodas of £3 sterling, dozen wineglasses 2½ pagodas (£1), dozen tumblers 4 or 5 pagodas (£1½ or 2) muslin for ladies gown 3½ pagodas (£1 8s.); it would be cheaper to send these things from England; adds that veils, shawls and bonnets are very dear and that Mrs. Rhenius would be grateful for one each from England; thanks Society for increasing salary to £200 and Schnarre's to £150.
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