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BLACKBIRDING. - Further Correspondence Relating to the Importation of South Sea Islanders into Queensland. (in continuation of House of Commons Papers, no.392 and no. 496 of 1868, and no.408 of 1869).

London, House of Commons 1871. Foolscap modern wrapper with printed label; viii,132pp and leaf with docket title. ¶ Much on Lewin and the Daphne case, the Jason, the Lyttona (or Latonia) and the Spunkie, the accusation of J.G. Paton and the indignant response. One employer of recruits writes that the men were happy to leave Nguna to escape the missionaries and their demands of free labour to build a missionary house. The reports of Palmer of the Rosario on his 'Inquiries into the Kidnapping of Natives ..'; a letter of warning from W.G. Lawes to a fellow missionary that Bully Hayes in the neighbourhood; declarations from the mate and a seaman of the Latonia ...
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