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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C I2 E3/69
TitleLetter from Fenn to Captain Gordon, acting British Resident in Travancore: 20 February 1819: Syrian College, Cottayam
Extent1 doc.
Date1819
DescriptionWrites about the rani's proclamation for the restoration to the Syrian Christians of the four churches of Changanacherry, Allepie, Cotym and Purawr; Fenn has been directed by the rani's neat to take possession of these churches on behalf of the Syrians; the Roman Catholics who at present use the churches have objected, though the churches were originally built at the expense and for the use of the Malabar Syrian church; trusts the government will execute the order and support the Syrians rightful claim; gives historical and legal examples to show justice of the order [copy].
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