Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E1/68
TitleLetter from Caemmerer [to Thompson]: 3 August 1816: Tranquebar
Extent1 doc.
DescriptionJohn Sullivan, Collector of Coimbatore, is going to open an English Free school for natives in one of his districts; encloses extract of letter from Narasiah Brahmny, formerly in service of British Commissioner at Tranquebar, now at Coimbatore, to John Dewasagayam; the collector asked Brahmny for a schoolmaster and Ambalavenen, our second schoolmaster in town (son of a farmer) was chosen; while at Coimbatore Ambalavenen will report to C. on the state of schools; A. has taken with him the Bible in English and Tamil and Basil Woodd's 'Advice to Youth'; C. also sent him a load of English and Tamil school books; Poonambalam has gone to Chalambaram.
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