Australia, 1848

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Captain Robert Morgan, on board John Williams, Cape of Good Hope, Hobart Town and Apia - war in Samoa; manuscript of New Testament in Samoan shipped to England

Robert Ross, Sydney - death of Thomas Bullen

Edward Baker, Morphett Vale (South Australia) - conditions in Madagascar and Mauritius

William Henry, Kissing Point, Ryde, Sydney - his return to Australia, supported by enclosed letters from David Darling and William Howe

William Day, Hobart

William Mills, Hobart

Dr John M McDonald, Hobart - to Dr Baylie

Frederick Miller, Hobart Town

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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