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Manuscript of Kidnapping in the South Seas by Sir Albert Hastings Markham, circa 1905 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4902857
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Markham, Albert Hastings, Sir, 1841-1918
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1905] 
0.03 m. (1 packet) 
Summary

MS Acc10.106 comprises the autograph manuscript of an article later published in the journal, Youth's companion. The article relates some of the writer's experiences and observations when stationed in Australia in the 1860s and 1870s. Markham commanded a sloop of war whose activities included suppression of "blackbirding", a slave trade between the South Sea Islands and Australian mainland (1 packet).

Biography/History

Naval officer and Arctic explorer. Sir Albert Hastings Markham (11 November 1841–28 October 1918) was a British explorer, author and officer in the Royal Navy. In 1903, he was made Knight Commander in the Order of the Bath (KCB). Markham died in London, England, at the age of 76.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc10.106.

Subjects Markham, Albert Hastings, Sir, 1841-1918 -- Archives.  |  Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Officers -- Archives.  |  Navies -- Great Britain -- Officers -- Archives.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Blackbirding.  |  Contract labor -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1851-1900.
Time Coverage 1905 
Also Titled

Kidnapping in the South Seas

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