Scope and Contents
An undated history of Mauritius, 412 pages, comprising a page inscribed 'No. 24 Notice Historique'; 'Table des Matieres de la Notice Historique' (numbered pp. 787-799); and a chronological account of events in Mauritius from 1507 to 1824 (numbered pp. 801-1196).
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
Marie Claude Antoine Marrier (1766-1831), Baron d'Unienville, was a colonial archivist in Mauritius.
1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
MSS 483 V
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 110-111.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance of the collection is not known. It was identified as the work of Baron d'Unienville by H. Adolphe, of the Mauritius Government Archives, on the basis of the handwriting.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Marrier, Marie Claude Antoine, 1766-1831, Baron d'Unienville
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