:: MISSIONARY - PHINEAS R HUNT ::

PHINEAS R HUNT
[Death : 29 - 05 - 1878]

Phineas R Hunt (29 -05 - 1878), printer missionary to Madras and Peking. When he was 23, he moved to Madras and supervised the work in ABCFM press for 27 years. They produced am improved version of Tamil New Testament as well as a Tamil Dictionary. He then moved to Peking where he established the first metalic moveable type operation, and oversaw the production of new mandarin translation of the Bible and prayer book.