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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C MA O 8/1-56
TitleBuswell, Rev. Henry Dison
Extent56 docs.
Date1866-1880
DescriptionMauritius: Plaines Wilhems [work amongst Tamils] 1866-1880: visit to Mahe, Seychelles [in exchange with W. B. Chancellor] May - Jul 1879
/1-41 Letters 1866-80 including:
/2 Relating to cholera epidemic including tribute to work of Roman Catholic sisters 1867;
/8-9 Relating to need for work amongst Chinese 1870;
/10 Relating to Frederick Augustus 1873;
/16,18 Relating to ordination of John Gabb, a Tamil 1876, 1877;
/20-25 Relating to finance matters including reference to Seychelles; relating to land at Venns Town [/25] 1877-78;
/27,31 Relating to reaction to Roman Catholic petition 1878, 1879;
/29 Relating to death of Rev. David Fenn, founder of Mauritius CM Association 1878;
/30 Comment on action of Sir A. Phayre governor, relating to Indian education 1879;
/33 Description of Venns Town, Mahe 1879;
/41 Relating to death of Rev. Henry Wright 1880;

/42 Report to bishop comprising journal of visit to:
1) Reunion 18-29 Sep 1874 [mainly for weddings]: 17 Sep: relating to 'Siamese Troupe' performing in Mauritius for 3 months; 29 Sep: lists names of Protestant community in Reunion;
2) Rodrigues 5-24 Oct 1874: includes list of Protestants;
/43-52 Annual letters for 1867, 1869-74, 1877-79;
/53 Letter to Rev. P. Ansorge 1870;
/54 Letter from Sir C. Farquhar Shand against suggestion that Buswell should continue his parochial duties at St. Thomas 1872;
/55 Copies of correspondence [as secretary to Finance Committee] with W. J. Ansorge and P. Ansorge relating to father's retirement from the mission 1880;
/56 Letter from A. Blackburn of Port Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles, applying for post left vacant by P. A.'s departure 1880
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