Papers of Charles Grant, Vicomte de Vaux, chiefly concerning South Africa and Mauritius. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.25165
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1789-1799, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 43 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    i + 42 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include notes and drafts on the history, inhabitants and life of the Cape (folios 1-18), a memorandum by Charles Grant, 1799, proposing negotiations with Mauritius (folio 38), and other material.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was formerly in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps.

  • Bibliography

    'Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bt.' (1837-1871): manuscript 18287.

  • Separated Materials

    A printed map of Mauritius, circa 1800, has been transferred to the Map Library.

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