Madagascar,1821

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Hastie, Port Louis (Mauritius) - copy of letter to David Griffiths with details of negotiations and treaty

Governor Robert T Farquhar, Port Louis - promising to help new mission

David Jones, Tananarive [Antananarivo] and Port Louis (Mauritius) - needs colleague; cautions; king waging war to subdue the Sakalava; progress of Malagasy school; his engagement and marriage to Mary Ann Mabille; (to governor Farquhar) re establishing schools in Madagascar and books for them; Farquhar's provisional help; report on arrival at Tamatave [Toamisina].

John Jeffreys, Madeira - 113 day voyage to Madagascar

David Griffiths, Tananarive - journey from Tananarive to Tamatave [Toamasina]

John Canham, Port Louis (Mauritius) - describes voyage; complains of captain's treatment

Madagascar - list of names of Malagasy youths and trades they were to learn in England

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Madagascar, 1794-1879 (list E2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued