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  • The following reports are specially valuable as exhibiting the difficulties which at the outset confronted the British administrators :Correspondence respecting the Reorganization of Egypt (1883); Reports by Mr Viltiers Stuart respecting Reorganization of Egypt (1883 and 1895); Despatch from Lord Duff erin forwarding the Decree constituting the New Political Institutions of Egypt (1883); Reports on the State of Egypt and the Progress of Administrative Reforms (1885); Reports by Sir H.
  • It dates from 1817 and bears the name of its founder, James Duff, 4th earl of Fife.
  • In the same year Duff took part in founding the Calcutta Review, of which from 1845 to 1849 he was editor.
  • As a memorial of his work the Duff Hall was erected in the centre of the educational buildings of Calcutta; and a fund of Li 13000 was raised for his disposal, the capital of which was afterwards to be used for invalided missionaries of his own church.
  • In 1864 Duff visited South Africa, and on his return became convener of the foreign missions committee of the Free Church.