British Borneo, 1897
Scope and Contents
Gallery-proofs of a paper read to the Royal Colonial Institute, 14 December 1897.
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Biographical / Historical
Edward Peregrine Gueritz (1855-1938) was born on 18 March 1855. He was educated privately and at St Andrew's School, Stoke Newington. He worked in the Sarawak Civil Service, 1874-1877, and the Bank of New Zealand, 1877-1880. He was Assistant Resident, North Borneo, 1882-1884, and Collector and Magistrate, Malay States, 1885-1890. Guertiz was Sessions Judge and Judicial Commissioner in Labuan and North Borneo, 1891-1903, and Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Labuan, 1903-1906, and North Borneo, 1903-1912. He died on 3 August 1938.
5 page(s) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 75.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The proofs were presumably presented to the R.C.I. after the lecture in 1897.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Edward Gueritz in 'Who was who', vol. III, 1929-1940 (London, 1967), pp. 564-565.
Gueritz, Edward Peregrine, 1855-1938, Governor of Labuan and North Borneo
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