France,1839

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Mark Wilks - sends copy of Le Moniteur re Dupetit Thouars' conduct in South Seas especially Tahiti; need for Britain to protect islanders and missionaries; has spoken to Lords Roden [Robert Jocelyn,3rd Earl of Roden] and Bentinck.

Pédézert (assistant secretary, Paris Evangelical Missionary Society), Paris - (French, with translation): extracts from journal of Prosper Lemue, Motito, re difficulties in South Africa mission

H Grandpierre (Director, SMEP), Paris - (French, with translation): received letter from J P Pellissier (Bethulie), requests John Philip sort out Griqua troubles, keeping Bethulie independent of Philippopolis

extracts from Prosper Lemue (Kuruman missionary)'s letter to Robert Moffat

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

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