Mauritius,1814

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

John Le Brun, Port Louis - (in French language) first letter from newly appointed Swiss missionary

Frederick Hooper, Isle of Bourbon - Governor Robert T Farquhar opens schools; Baptists from Bengal among soldiers; offers for service; wording of an appeal for Christian support of Madagascar mission

Robert Farquhar, Port Louis - welcomes Le Brun; glad LMS intends sending missionaries to Madagascar; has assembled vocabulary and grammar materials to translate gospels into Malagasy

Conditions Governing Access

Open

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

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