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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E2/66
TitleLetter from Bailey to Pratt: 10 November 1818: Cottayam
Extent1 doc.
Date1818
DescriptionHad not realised request for books was immoderate; those that came are likely to remain at Madras, as no specific instructions were sent with them; translation of scriptures into Malayalim is finished, but revision will take some time; hopes to have press shortly, the types are being prepared at Serampore; church at college was opened 20 Sep; the metropolitan led the morning service according to the Syrian ritual; in the afternoon B. took the service in Malayalim, using his translation for the first time; the metropolitan approves the prayers and asked for copies to sent to all Syriac churches; held service every evening; glad to welcome Fenn; Baker was detained at Tanjore; daughter is very fit.
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