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Title A Letter to the Rev. John Owen, A. M.: in reply to the "Brief Strictures on the Preface to Observations on the Present State of the East India Company." To which is added a postscript, containing remarks on a note printed in the Christian Observer for December, 1807
Author(s) Waring, Major Scott
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1808
Document Type Pamphlet, Correspondence
Place of Publication London
Publisher J. Ridgway
Library British Library
Reference 8023.b8
Region South Asia, South America, East Asia
Names Rev. John Owen, Dr Kerr, Major Scott Waring, Doctor Buchanan (pp5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 29, 37, 70), Wilberforce (pp30-31), Pitt (pp30-31), Hyder Ali, Hyder Ally (p54), Sir Eyre Coote (p54)
Places India, Ceylon, Sri Lanka (p53), Argentina, Buenos Aries (pp2-3, 84), Brazil (p3), China (p2)
Topics letter, trade, East India Company, religion, Bible Society, missionary work, missionaries, London Missionary Society (p2), impact of missionary work on trade and security and diplomatic relations (pp2-4, 37), Hinduism (pp4-5, 29-30, 41, 71, 76, 87-88), Hindu respect for Christianity (pp13-15), disproportionate European population in India (pp4, 9), Islam, Mohammedanism (pp5, 23, 29-30, 71, 76, 87), inability to use force effectively in India (p5), colonial government (pp6, 12), translating the Bible (pp7, 51), mutiny (pp8, 36), Catholic missionaries (pp15-16), caste (pp17, 87), education, free schools (pp27, 68), difference in goals between missionary societies and colonial government (pp28, 33), debts of the East India Company