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Samoan papers 1856-1931 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1311852
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1856-1931 
5 cm. 
Summary

Collection of Samoan papers and documents including: the "Fiji Times" (1884-1887); "Samoanische Zeitong"; Tonga Government Gazettes; an original copy of New Zealand "Confederation and annexation" (1885), New Zealand -"Samoa and Pacific Islands" (1894); bank statements from the Savings Bank of N.S.W. (1862-1865); various letters and documents including a Samoan Calendar for 1931 and a marriage document between John Blackbourn and Margaret Forbes; "The cry of Matafa for his people" (1899). Also various price lists for household etc. commodities.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3623.

Source of Acquisition Sir John Ferguson Collection. 
Subjects Blackbourn, John.  |  Forbes, Margaret.  |  Savings' Bank of New South Wales -- Records and correspondence.  |  Savings banks -- New South Wales.  |  Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.  |  New Zealand -- History -- To 1840.
Time Coverage 1856-1931 
Also Titled

Fiji times (1869)

Samoanische Zeitong.

Cry of Matafa for his people.

Confederation and annexation, 1885.

Samoa and Pacific Islands, 1894.

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