The Administration of British New Guinea to the Governor of New Zealand.
Government House, New Guinea, 4th September, 1888.
I have the honour to enclose, for your Excellency's information, copy of the first issue of the Government Gazette of British New Guinea, from which your Excellency will learn that the Queen's sovereignty was this day proclaimed over British New Guinea, and that on the same day
1 assumed the administration of the Government of the possession.
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