France,1828

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Mark Wilks, Paris - regarding statements (not in folder) by French marine officer re spurious Tahiti laws, need to counteract such slanders in view of new interest in protestant churches; requests copies of translations from South Seas, India etc for Paris mission house library; enclosed documents including translations from Lejeune

William Ellis, London - encloses translation of first Tahitian code of laws

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list (List B1) is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library, which covers Incoming Correspondence for France, 1801-1849.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued