Collection MS 30 - Newspaper cuttings relating to the labour trade between Queensland and the New Hebrides

Newspaper cuttings relating to the labour trade between Queensland and the New Hebrides pp.1-41. Newspaper cuttings relating to the labour trade between Queensland and the New Hebrides pp.42-77
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AU PMB MS 30

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Newspaper cuttings relating to the labour trade between Queensland and the New Hebrides

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  • 1890 - 1895 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm.
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In 1892, Paton was Chairman of the Presbyterian New Hebrides Mission. He was a vigorous opponent of the Queensland labour trade.

Newspaper cuttings relating to the labour trade between Queensland and the New Hebrides detailing, in particular, the iniquitous nature of the trade. The collection includes an open letter by Paton, Protest against the Revival of the Queensland Slave Trade, dated February 1892, to the Premier of Queensland, Sir Samuel Griffith, and Griffith's reply.

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Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions, Sydney

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms30

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Digitised in October 2015.

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This reel was split into two for the digital version.

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