Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Charles Telfair, Port Louis - forwarding letter from Radama

Governor Robert T Farquhar, Port Louis - promising beginnings in Madagascar; young Madagascans to England for education; prince Rataffe returning to Radama's land

John Le Brun, Port Louis - David Jones forestalled Catholic priest reaching Hovas

David Griffiths, Port Louis - visit to prince who was with Hastie (government agent)

William Elliott, Joanna [Anjouan] - describes Joanna Island

Captain Roberts, HMS Shearwater, Port Louis - Joanna Island

Captain Mousby, HMS Menai, Mauritius - Joanna Island; slave trade

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Mauritius, 1814-1848 (list E5), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note


Related Material

"Madagascar Miscellanies: Scientific and General (Vol. 5)" SOAS classmark: CWML G328, also describes the 'training of Malagasy Youths in England and France in the 19th Century'.