Vocabularies collected by Sir Joseph Banks during Captain James Cook's first expedition and from other sources. Some vocabularies in this volume appear to be copies of those compiled by Banks in another manuscript also held at SOAS [MS 12153].
'Vocabularies of languages of Otaheite, New Zealand, Savu, Prince's Island, Samarang, Sulu, Madagascar, the Mandingos, the Eskimos, Malabar, and Peru'
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 102 MS 12156
- Dates of Creationc 1770-1780
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Multiple languages
- Physical Description1 volume
- Digital Materials
Scope and Content
A selection of William Marsden's manuscript collection was transferred from King's College London to SOAS shortly after the School's foundation in 1916.
Alternative Form Available
Digital copy available via SOAS Digital Library [Reference: LOAA000109:00001].
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Formerly part of the library of the Orientalist and linguist William Marsden (1754-1836), a portion of which he presented to King's College London in 1835.