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Letters of Captain Maurice A. Cameron, 1889-02-07 - 1892-02-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/4/37

Scope and Contents

These letters are largely a record of Cameron's domestic arrangements and social life, with some mention of his work inspecting or supervising the construction of roads, bridges, buildings, lighthouses, and the harbour and defences of Singapore. They also briefly describe his appointment as president of a commission set up in 1890-91 to advise upon the supply of labour. The letters from 1891 narrate a visit to China and Japan (circa 250 sheets).


  • Creation: 1889-02-07 - 1892-02-11


Conditions Governing Access

For conservation reasons, this file must be viewed on microfilm reel 8229C.

Biographical / Historical

Captain Maurice Cameron served as Colonial Engineer and Surveyor, Pinang, and acting Colonial Engineer and Surveyor-General, Straits Settlements.


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Related Materials

Cameron's diary for the years 1886-1889 and a copy of the 'Report of the commissioners appointed to enquire into the state of labour in the Straits Settlements and protected native states' are filed at RCMS 103/1/9.




Cameron, Maurice A

Finding aid date

2009-07-17 16:29:44+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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