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Massacres in British New Guinea : (correspondence respecting, and report of special commissioner upon)
Bib ID 65140
Format BookBook
Description Brisbane : James C. Beal, Govt Printer, 1887 
8 p. ; 33 cm. 
Summary

Following reports of the massacre of natives in revenge for the murder of Captain Craig the Victorian Premier, D. Gillies writes to the Queensland Premier, S.W. Griffith, asking for an official report on these rumours. The paper prints their letters, the official report from the Hon. John Douglas, Special Commissioner for British New Guinea with four additional enclosures by Douglas and Henry O. Forbes (Resident Agent at Samarai). The Douglas and Forbes reports are the most substantial portion of the paper.

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Subjects Massacres -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Politics and government.  |  Australia -- Colonies -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Australia -- Colonies -- Administration.
Other authors/contributors Griffith, Samuel, Sir, 1845-1920  |  Forbes, Henry O. (Henry Ogg), 1851-1932  |  Douglas, John, 1828-1904  |  Gillies, Duncan, 1834-1903

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