Series VPRS 4061
Guano and Other Licences
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Date Range: Series ? 1851 - ? 1901
  Series in Custody 1865 - 1872
  Contents 1865 - 1872
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1851 - 1901 Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office) VA 466
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1851 - cont Governor (including Lieutenant Governor 1851-1855 and Governor's Office) VA 466
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the consignment details and the attached inventory of record items.

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of licences issued by Queen Victoria to various individuals permitting them to obtain guano, pearl oysters, beche de mer, cocoa nut oil and other materials from islands in the South Pacific. The licences give details of the licensee, the location of the island, the date and terms of the licence, the rent or royalty and to whom it was payable. The licences were transmitted to the Governor via despatches from the Secretary of State for the Colonies with one copy being given to the licensee and the other being kept by the Governor's Office.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The original order is unknown. Chronological order has been imposed.

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P0000 1865 - 1872 Open 1
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