Cavenagh letterbooks

The following are transcribed copies of Sir Orfeur Cavenagh's private letterbooks from his time as Governor of the Straits Settlements (Singapore, Malaya and Penang). Major General Sir Orfeur Cavenagh KCSI (1820–1891) was the last India-appointed Governor of the Straits Settlements. He governed there from 1859 to 1867.

Transcription made available through the cooperation of the family and the Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies at Rhodes House, Oxford.

Private letterbooks, 1859-1868