Page 1 of Letters Patent erecting Colony of Queensland on June 6, 1859.
Credit: National Archives of Australia.
This title is an overview of Queensland History briefly covering the years from 1824 to 1859, the latter date being the proclamation of the colony of Queensland, with Sir George Bowen as the first Governor.
It discusses the part Queensland played in the Papua area, and also looks at the Introduction of the Kanakas into Queensland canefields.
The information contained in this title comes from the book titled A Short History of Australia, written by Ernest Scott, Professor of History in the University of Melbourne.
Warning: This title may contain names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.
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