Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/AC 14A/175
TitleLetter from Dr William Hoffmann, Basel
Extent1 item
DescriptionDated 20 October. Refers to accounts for Fjellstedst's family and also for books ordered from Germany by the Basel men working for CMS. Mrs Isenberg at Barmen has been told to claim her salary from Basel. Kruse has had many unexpected expenses while in Europe and was afraid to write to CMS about it; he will try to return it from his salary if CMS do not acknowledge his receipts. Winckler's health has not improved, he is still suspicious of his wife. Muller, late of the Niger Expedition, is now settled at Messina; has sent his only child to school at Montmirail, wishing to have her educated as a teacher. Lehmann, who came to Basel with Mrs Lowndes from Corfu, is not well, with advanced consumption, and is at present in their infirmary. Mr and Mrs Gobat and their family returned from Malta last summer; suggests that to allow them to fully regain their health they should stay in Switzerland for a year and that, to save CMS some of the cost of their subsistence, Basel would contribute £40 per year if Gobat would undertake some deputation work for them. Weitbrecht is at Basel and has given missionary addresses to a crowded church. Mr and Mrs Schaffter are staying at Montier.
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