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Davis, Edward Henry Meggs, 1846 - 1929 (Admiral)


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Report on Gilbert and Ellice Islands

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 310
Scope and Contents An incomplete, printed report, 86 pages, with manuscript marginal annotations and a 2-page typed introduction by the R.C.S. Librarian. The report comprises papers respecting the declaration of a British Protectorate over the Gilbert Islands by Captain Davis, of H.M.S. 'Royalist', and general reports on the Gilbert, Ellice and Marshall Islands. The original cover, which is made out of a linen-backed chart of Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, is bound in at the start. Loose with the volume is a...
Dates: 1892
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