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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E3/3
TitleLetter from Rev. C. T. E. Rhenius to Rev. Abbe Dubois Mysore: 9 May 1818: Madras
Extent1 doc.
Date1818
DescriptionGlad to receive an answer to letter relating to Christianising the Hindus, which was kind (unusual amongst Roman Catholic clergy); serious disputation can only do good regrets the abbe offends the pope's manifestos against the bible societies; the Indian translations should be considered in the same light as the vulgate; asks for names and full details of the Protestant missionaries alleged to have tried to convert Roman Catholics by offering them money; if true the matter must be recorded; sends a few chapters of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and the Psalms, of his translation into Tamil requesting opinion on it [copy].
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