South Sea Islanders – Copy of Extract of Correspondence between the Board of Admiralty and the Commanders on the Australian and South Pacific Stations in regard to the Deportation of South Sea Islanders, subsequent to the 10th day of August 1869
South Sea Islanders
London, HMSO, 1871
London, HMSO, 1871.
folio (33x21cm). pp37.
clean copy loosely inserted into modern card covers.
an interesting series of correspondence relating to the Royal Navy’s role in tackling the problem of the illegal trafficking of natives from various south sea islands to Fiji, New Caledonia, and Queensland.