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Collection Level Description: Papers relating to the Plague of Malta in 1813

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Medit.s.18
Title: Papers relating to the Plague of Malta in 1813
Dates of Creation: 1813
Extent: 1 file (6 ff., 1 volume)
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

No relevant details are available.

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the Plague of Malta in 1813: memorandum, daily incidence of death and sickness etc.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Access Points

Plague | Malta | 1813-1814


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