Australia, 1818

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

John Gyles, Parramatta Sydney] - objects to missionaries travelling in convict ships; conditions of indigenous Australians in New South Wales

Samuel Marsden, Parramatta - Superintendent missionary needed for South Seas;

joint letter from Rowland Hassell, John Eyre and James Smith, Parramatta - hope that sugar trade will lessen expense of mission

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Australia Incoming Correspondence, 1798-1868 (list D1), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note