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Collection of official documents re Christianity in Malabar and Cochin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.105.1

Scope and Contents

Includes (Malabar/Cochin): summary descriptions of inhabitants and economy of Malabar; edict of Chien-Lung, 9 Nov. 1785, trans. into Dutch; undated and unsigned documents re religion in Malabar and Cochin; letter from Pope Clement XIV to Florentius a Jesu Nazareno, bishop of Malabar, 23 July 1772 (copy); 'Commissie na Narapoly om daar te zeggen'.


  • Creation: 1772-1785 (Circa)

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1 collection (Part of 1 folder paper)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Frederick Muller, Amsterdam, 1864, no. 825.

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Repository Details

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