Danish governor allows them to settle in Serampore decides not to prosecute them but they have no permission to go up country to Kidderpore.
Captain Wicks lands them 1000 Rupees asks them to set up a school (Marshman) a printing press (Ward) and a Church (Carey).
January 10th they purchase a house in Serampore for 6000 Rupees (£600). By drawing bills on the Baptist mission society and taking a loan.
First printing takes place March 18th
The Munshi Ram Ram Boshu reappears in 1800
1st May 1800, school will be opened at Mission house, Serampore reading writing arithmetic, book keeping, geography, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Persian or Sanskrit at 30 Rupees a month
1st June 1800 Classes for Indian Boys are opened
An appeal for 1500 Rupees subscription to print first translations into Bengali is supported by the Rev D Brown Chaplain to the Governor.
1st edition is printed February 7th 1801, 2000 copies at a cost over £620.
April 8th 1801, William Carey is invited to be the professor of Bengali at Serampore collage, on a salary of 800 Rupees a month. Ram Ram Boshu joins him in writing Bengali and Sanskrit grammar. Carey gives a address in Sanskrit to the Governor General September 1804.
‘’I am much pleased with Mr Carey’s truly original and excellent speech I esteem such testimony from such a man a greater honour than the applause of courts and parliaments.
Translation of Ramayana began
The memorial to Lord Minto October 15th 1807
‘’These low born and low bred mechanics (1 a shoe maker, another a printer, a third a charity school master) have done more towards spreading the knowledge of the scriptures than has been accomplished or even attempted by all the world besides.’’ Robert Southey 1809.