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The Life of Charles Grant, Sometime Member of Parliament and Director of the East India Company (Paperback) Loot Price: R507 Discovery Miles 5 070
The Life of Charles Grant, Sometime Member of Parliament and Director of the East India Company (Paperback): Henry Morris
The Life of Charles Grant, Sometime Member of Parliament and Director of the East India Company (Paperback): Henry Morris

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The Life of Charles Grant, Sometime Member of Parliament and Director of the East India Company (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ...home with Dundas and Pitt, and staid awhile, discussing Mission business in hand." 1 The next entry is: --"Breakfasted early with Dundas and Eliot on Mission business; Dundas complying, and appointing us to dinner again, where Grant and David Scott also--sat long."2 (It was then in contemplation to appoint Mr Eliot as Governor-General.) "26th.--Grant, Eliot, and Babington at dinner--consultation on East Indian missions, and discussing all the evening." A few weeks later there were further discussions. "February 1797.--... There is considerable probability of our being permitted to send to the East Indies a certain number of persons--I presume we shall want ten or twelve--for the purpose of instructing the natives in the English language, and in the principles of Christianity. But the plan will need much deliberation. I really dare not plunge into such a depth as is required without previous sounding; lest, instead of pearls and corals, I should come up with my head covered only with sea-weed, and become a fair laughing-stock to the listless and unenterprising. When I return to town, we will hold a cabinet 1 Wilberforce's Life, vol. ii. p. 186. Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of the Rev. C. Simeon, by the Rev. Canon Carus, p. 117. Third edition. Hatchards, 1848. a Wilberforce's Life, vol. ii. p. 186. -799l CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY 191 council on the business. Henry Thornton, Grant, and myself are the junto."1 The name of the Rev. Charles Simeon next occurs in Wilberforce's Diary. "20th July 1797.--To town, and back to dine at Henry Thornton's, where Simeon and Grant to talk "22nd July.--Simeon with us--his heart glowing with love for Christ." "How full he is of love, and of desire to promote ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Henry Morris
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-02105-3
Barcode: 9781150021053
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-02105-5

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