Papers relating to the Plague of Malta in 1813

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the Plague of Malta in 1813: memorandum, daily incidence of death and sickness etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

No relevant details are available.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Custodial History

The papers were deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project by Stephen Howard Powles. The papers came into his possession through a member of his family who had worked in the East India Company and who was caught by the plague in Malta and acted as Secretary to the Medical Committee.