Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/G/AC 14A/72
TitleLetter from Reverend Theophilus Blumhardt, Basel
Extent1 item
DescriptionDated 30 May. Regrets that Jetter would not be qualified to teach at Basel as they need a tutor in Hebrew and Arabic languages as well as theology, the Institution also lacks sufficient accommodation for his family; apologises for delay in deciding about Fjellstedt. Sends a letter [in French] that he has received from Sl. Gobat, Jidda, 30 November 1829: the Dussap family have cared for him at Cairo; they left 20 October; there are a dozen Greek Christians at Suez; Ch. Aichinger was ill with fever after 8 days at Suez; they embarked 8 November and passed through Hemam Pharoun and Birket Pharoun; on 10 November arrived at Thor, 18 November at Yambo and 27 November at Jidda; staying with a Roman Catholic Christian from Damascus; have received good news from Abyssinia. (copy)
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