'Journals of Lieut. Charles Gustavus Walfeldt in the Borneo Schooner to the island of Engano in 1771, [and] on a visit to the saltpetre caves of Cattoun in 1773'

Scope and Content

Includes account of a large acquatic animal, supposed to be a Hippopotamus, but which was probably a Tapir.

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Acquisition Information

A selection of William Marsden's manuscript collection was transferred from King's College London to SOAS shortly after the School's foundation in 1916.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance

Custodial History

Formerly part of the library of the Orientalist and linguist William Marsden (1754-1836), a portion of which he presented to King's College London in 1835.