Mauritius,1820

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

Hégésipe Giraud, Port Louis - gives account of his Christian experience; church elders, Port Louis - testify to Hégésipe Giraud as leader of college and Sunday School teacher: can he be granted a small salary?

Charles Telfair, Bel Ombre (typed copy)

John Le Brun, Port Louis - list of French books wanted; finances; review of Mauritius work

David Jones, Mauritius (typed copy)

David Jones convalesced and ran school for 60 slaves ('children') on Charles Telfair's estate and under his care; studied Malagasy till departure for Tamatave [Toamasina] 4 Sep; visited Hova king successfully and returned to Tamatave.

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

Catalogued