Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/AC 14A/198
TitleLetter from Dr William Hoffmann, Basel
Extent1 item
DescriptionDated 13 March. Regrets CMS financial difficulties, but the political state of Europe has affected all missionary societies; comments on fixing the orthography of African languages; has been in touch with Professor Lepsius and also the German Oriental Society which has set up a philologists' group; asks for help in providing them with printed material to work on; they hope to tackle grammar as well as philology; comments on Clemens's marriage and Krapf's need for man servant; Decker has died at Stuttgart; Fjellstedt has decided to stay in Sweden.
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