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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E3/18
TitleLetter from Rev. Joseph Fenn to Thompson: 7 September 1818: Nagracoil
Extent1 doc.
Date1818
DescriptionComments on journey to Tranquebar; stayed with Mr. and Mrs. Schnarre; at Tanjore stayed with Mr. and Mrs. Kolhoff; had pleasant conversation with priests; "they read English very well and the pronunciation good, but in conversation great deficiency. It suggested to me the necessity of making our language as much as possible the medium of intercourse at least with our native priests"; urges need for attaching a CMS missionary to the area; understands Mr. Baker has proposed to Kolhoff's niece, a girl of about 17; at Trichinopoly sorted through Pohle's papers, which included some MSS ready for publication [extract].
11 Oct 1818: Cottayam: Fenn to Thompson
Norton has set his heart on having the barrel organ, so it had, perhaps, better go to Alleppie; F. and Bailey would have liked it but prefer peace and harmony amongst each other [extract]
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