Papers relating to the Plague of Malta in 1813
Papers concerning the Plague of Malta in 1813: memorandum, daily incidence of death and sickness etc.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Medit.s.18].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3786
Biographical / Historical
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Other Finding Aids
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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.
- Papers relating to the Plague of Malta in 1813
- Marion Lowman
- Language of description
- Script of description