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Papers relating to Murders in the Western Pacific. Commodore Wilson to the High Commissioner. 1881. a) Action taken in Sandfly and Leslie massacres in the Floridas and Russell Islands. Kalo Mission Teachers' Massacre, New Guinea. Murder of Mr. Lyttelton Webber, New Britain. Murder of Mr. Kleinschmidt and his assistants at Utuan, in the Duke of York Group. (3 copies). b) Reports of proceedings from Commanders Dawson and Bruce, of the Miranda and Cormorant respectively detailing their action in reference to the cases of the massacre of the boat's crew of the schooner May Queen at Aoba, and to the Sandfly's boat's crew massacre in the Floridas. (3 copies). , 1881 - 1881

 File — Box: C3030669
Identifier: MSS. Archives. 2003/1. WPHC 8. Series III. File 4

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The volumes of typescript copies on land issues in the Solomon Islands (items 31-41) include references to original documents in the Inwards Correspondence series WPHC 4/IV, eg '61/05' refers to WPHC 4/IV/61/1905.


  • 1881 - 1881


Conditions Governing Access

RESTRICTED. Access requires the permission of the Special Collections Manager.


From the Collection: 2.95 metres (13 boxes + 1 v.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Western Pacific Archives, University of Auckland Repository

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