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Duff, Alexander

(1806–78). First miss. of the Est. Ch. of Scot. to India 1830. With the help of Ram* Mohan Roy founded a school in Calcutta 1830 which later became a center of W educ. in India. At the 1843 division of the Ch. of Scot. he went with the Free Ch. Helped found U. of Calcutta. Returned to Scot. 1864 because of ill health; continued to work for for. miss. until his death. Helped found Calcutta Review and ed. it 1845–49.

O. G. Myklebust, The Study of Missions in Theological Education, I (Oslo, 1955).

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