Papua New Guinea,1883

Scope and Content

includes letters from:

James Chalmers, Port Moresby, Cooktown and New Guinea - enclosing 2 papers on New Guinea and its inhabitants

Samuel MacFarlane, Murray Island and Thursday Island

William Lawes, Port Moresby

Thomas Beswick, Glenelg [South Australia] and Sydney

Thomas Ridgley, Townsville [Queensland]

Captain Liljebad, Thursday Island

Harry Scott, Malta

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of Incoming Correspondence for Papua, 1872-1900 (list D2), is available for consultation in the Special Collections Reading Room, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note