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Title Selections from West Africa Mission Letter Book, 1835-1845, (pp 406-413, 470-483, 489-508, 521-541).The selections relate to the founding of a boys' grammar school at Freetown. Selections from Letter Book
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1835-1845
Document Type Manuscript, Missionary Papers, Correspondence
Library University of Birmingham Library
Reference C A 1 L3
Region Africa, Europe
Names Reverend Warburton, Reverend Thomas Peyton, Reverend Townsend, Dandeson Coates (pp489, 502, 509, 539), Reverend Jones (p496)
Places Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay, Freetown, Charlotte (p508), Britain, Bedfordshire, Woburn (p506)
Topics letters, letter book, missionary papers, Church Missionary Society, CMS, missionary work, evangelism, West Africa Mission, education, Fourah Bay College, proposed regulations of the Fourah Bay Institution (pp406-413, 493, 498), admission of students to the grammar school (pp408, 478, 483, 490, 498), course of study (pp408-409), examinations (p410), domestics (pp410-411), visiting committee (pp411-413), permanent site for school (p469), hiring premises (pp469-470), plans and estimate for school (pp470-474), building the school (pp472-474, 531), teacher training (pp478-9, 497), appointment of teachers (p525), native teachers (pp535, 538), instructions for education (pp491-493), aim of the Institution (pp493-494), instructions for the grammar school (pp497-500) communication between English and African schools (pp505-507), establishment of a female institution (p508), 'importance of raising the female character' (p508), The African Native Agency Committee (pp521, 528)
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