AU PMB MS 496
- 1871 - 1872 (Creation)
- 1870 - 1871 (Creation)
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1 reel; 35mm microfilm; 49 page digital PDF
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Farquhar, a farmer of Maryborough, Queensland, visited New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands and New Hebrides in the schooner 'City of Melbourne' in November 1870-January 1871 to recruit labourers for himself and other farmers in Maryborough. He made a second voyage to New Caledonia, the New Hebrides and Banks Islands in the schooner Petrel in September 1871-January 1872 as a government agent under the Polynesian Labourers' Act of 1868.
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Mr C. Farquhar, 58 Mylne Street, Chermside QLD 4032 (1969).
The original diaries were donated to James Cook University Library in 1985.
Institution: James Cook University
Address: 1 James Cook Drive, Douglas, Queensland 4811
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