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Author: Richard Parkinson; William Macgregor, Sir
Publisher: 1898.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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A letter dated the 5th May, 1898, from Parkinson of Ralum, New Guinea, to Sir William MacGregor, Port Moresby, who was the Administrator of British New Guinea. The letter discusses the territorial boundaries between Great Britain and Germany in New Guinea, with the aim of establishing it as an imperial colony. He also mentions the Ultramantan Party and their support of the German Navy Bill. The correspondence also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Richard Parkinson; William MacGregor, Sir
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Parkinson; William Macgregor, Sir
OCLC Number: 222578488
Notes: Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 9428.
Description: 1.5 cm (1 folder)

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A letter dated the 5th May, 1898, from Parkinson of Ralum, New Guinea, to Sir William MacGregor, Port Moresby, who was the Administrator of British New Guinea. The letter discusses the territorial boundaries between Great Britain and Germany in New Guinea, with the aim of establishing it as an imperial colony. He also mentions the Ultramantan Party and their support of the German Navy Bill. The correspondence also discusses an expedition up the Ranni river in the steamer Johann Albrecht. Parkinson makes reference to MacGregor's appointment as Governor of Lagos (Gold Coast, Nigeria) and tells of an imminent journey to northern New Ireland and New Hannover in search of minerals.

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