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DUFF, Alexander (1806--1878)
The Church of Scotland's India mission; or a brief exposition of the principles on which that mission has been conducted in Calcutta, being the substance of an address delivered before the General Assembly of the Church, on Monday, 25th May 1835. By the Rev. Alexander Duff, A.M. ... Published at the request of the General Assembly.
Edinburgh printed by John Waugh, printer to the Church of Scotland; and sold by Waugh and Innes; James Nisbet and Co. and Whittaker and Co., London, 1835.
iv, 27, [1] p. ; 22.6 cm. (8º)

On title-page verso: 'Whatever profits may arise from the sale of this publication will be appropriated to the Funds of the Mission.'

Copy Notes Unopened. Inscribed in ink on title-page Earnestly, but respectfully requested to/ read this address/ JP. Inscribed on final page, as an addition to the names of members of the Corresponding Committee receiving subscriptions, & Mrs Pirie/ Camberwell. Bound with a 4 page printed leaflet describing the Church of Scotland's India Mission and canvassing subscriptions to it, inscribed in ink on the final page Also / Mrs Pirie, Windmill Place, Camberwell/ who is endeavouring to raise five hundred/ pounds in aid of this cause./ 26th March 1836, and a letter to Soane from Mrs. Jean Pirie dated 26 March [1836] presenting this material and requesting his support. Mrs Pirie was wife of Alderman John Pirie (1781--1851) of Berwick and Camberwell, who became Lord Mayor in 1844. He was a member of the London Emigration Committee and became President of St Thomas's Hospital in 1842.

Binding Stitched without wrappers.

Reference Number 2142


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