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Papers concerning the Plague of Malta in 1813: memorandum, daily incidence of death and sickness etc.
The papers were deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project by Stephen Howard Powles. The papers came into his possession through a member of his family who had worked in the East India Company and who was caught by the plague in Malta and acted as Secretary to the Medical Committee.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Colonial Records Project.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.
Plague | Malta | 1813-1814