Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Pere Jouen, Tananarive [Antananarivo]

William Ellis, Antananarivo - death of Sir William Stevenson (governor of Mauritius); lapse of Rahamraka to paganism; progress of memorial churches, James Cameron to build them; letter from David Livingston; arrangements for new missionaries; dispensary opened; children's generosity for memorial church at Favoralitoa; three years review of the mission

William Cousins, Antananarivo - state of mission at Amparibe

Robert Toy, Antananarivo - causes of the revolution which replaced Radama II with queen Rasoherina

John Parrett, Antananarivo

T. C. Pakenham (British consul), Antananarivo

Malagasy correspondent, Antananarivo

Dr Andrew Davidson, Antananarivo - collects medicinal herbs in forest; fever attacks new missionaries; forwards appeal for medical missionary hospital

John Duffus, Antananarivo

Raminiraka, Antananarivo - acknowledges books

James Cameron, Port Louis (Mauritius) - translated letters for Mauritius government

Julius Kessler, Port Louis (Mauritius)

Joseph Pearse, Port Louis (Mauritius)

James Sibree, Antananarivo - plan of Antananarivo, showing positions of residences of William Ellis, Robert Toy, Julius Kessler, school and house of Charles Stagg, printing office, residence of John Duffus, William Cousins and John Parrett (Amparibé) and Joseph Pearse's residence with sites of chapels built (including Anlakely) and of memorial churches

Ratsilaingia, Antananarivo

Ratisetrana and others, Antananarivo

Andriabahiny and others, Antananarivo

Charles Stagg, Antananarivo

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Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Madagascar, 1794-1879 (list E2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

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