Scope and Content

includes letters from Port Louis by:

John Le Brun - education survey; apprentices in slavery; enclosed petition from Mapou; report; Malagasy commissioner expected on way to England; David Johns and Edward Baker arrive from Madagascar

Edward Baker - suspension of teaching in Madagascar; his reasons for leaving

David Johns - withdrawal from Madagascar, notes on embassy to England; enclosed letter from a Malagasy; introduction letter for 2 ambassadors Raharo & Rasatranabo; correction of nearly all printed matter; correspondence with secretary for colony; Mauritius education

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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.

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