France,1843

Scope and Content

President and Director, Paris Evangelical Missionary Society, Paris - (French): sympathy over news from South Seas

Mark Wilks, Paris - Lord Roden's interest in Tahiti, LMS mis-used his name; impassioned plea to rouse British opinion; French dissatisfaction with appointment of Moerenhout as their consul and rumours of heavy-handedness; discusses sending French protestant missionaries there; sends pamphlets; anxious to know whether death penalty inflicted in Tahiti against Assembly decision

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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.

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