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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E2/95
TitleLetter from Schnarre to H. M. Mortlock Esq.: 19 August 1819: Tranquebar
Extent1 doc.
Date1819
DescriptionEncloses statistics for schools (missing); they progress satisfactorily; some heathen schoolmasters have begun to catechise their children from the Catechism and other Christian instructions which is a thing formerly unheard of amongst the heathen; in first six months of year 30 copies of Tamil New Testament in two parts, 40 copies 8 and 12 parts and 100 copies of small tract 'The Principles of Christianity' have been distributed amongst schoolmasters and scholars; John Devasagayam examined schools in Malayaram and Nagoor, the latter has been meeting opposition from another heathen schoolmaster in the town; necessary to purchase small country horse for use of John and David; asks committee for grant to defray expense of keeping it
Postscript: Thanks for good wishes on birth of son (copy).
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