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East Indies

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Captain Sir Christopher Cole: Naval letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9492
Scope and Contents The letter book covers Cole's naval service under Sir Edward Pellew and his successor, William O'Brien Drury. Much of the correspondence, including several long memoranda, are concerned with Cole's claim to a senior appointment in Pellew's squadron, which led to a breakdown in relations with his senior commander. His correspondence whilst serving at Penang includes a number of letters to the Governor in Council of an administrative nature. There is also a letter to Sir Thomas Stamford...
Dates: 1802-1809
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Letters to India, 1800-1883 (with some photocopies made in c. 1983)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/C10
Scope and Contents

Fair copies of letters from Jardine, Matheson & Co. (J10/15-67) and its precursors (J10/1-14), Canton, Macao and Hong Kong, to correspondents in India, as well as some in the East Indies, Australia and other locations. Most of the letters are unsigned. Prior to 1832 the letters are from the companies that preceded Jardine, Matheson & Co., notably Charles, Magniac & Co. and Magniac & Co. C10/2-63 and C10/65-67 include indexes of recipients.

Dates: 1800-1883 (with some photocopies made in c. 1983)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. Records described in the catalogue as being in a bad condition are in a fragile state that precludes them being made available to readers. Access to some records may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
 Item

NS II Distribution of animals-37 Note, 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 59-60
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

NS II Means of distribution-65 Note, 1844-02-01 - 1844-02-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 65r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1844-02-01 - 1844-02-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

NS II Palaeontology, geology-137 Note, 1842-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 152
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; written at Maer (Great Oak)


(Note)

Dates: 1842-06-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

NS II Palaeontology, geology-189 Note, 1840-03-25 - 1882-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 216
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-03-25 - 1882-03-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

Owen showing me the head of new African ourang remarked that it was conceivable that use might make the great crests for muscles & general increase in size, 1848-04-01 - 1848-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 73: 51ar
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1848-04-01 - 1848-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.

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