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[German Samoa Proclamation]

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom. Text in Samoan. Numbered paragraphs. A proclamation announcing the occupation of German Samoa by the New Zealand government. The rules of the occupation follow. This is a copy of the Proclamation of Occupation read out by Colonel Robert Logan on August 29, 1914.

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  • Other Id

    13738 (Presto content ID)

    107091 (accession number)

    D578.S2 PRO (Library of Congress Call Number)

    88722 (DBTextworks system ID)

    107091 (accession number)

    EPH-PW-1-95 (Reference Number)

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  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    [German Samoa Proclamation]
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  • Date
  • Physical Description

    1 sheet : ill. ; 45 x 23 cm.

  • Language
    Gagana Samoa (Samoan)
  • Level of Current Record
    Single Item
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  • Subject Category
  • Provenance Details
    Internal evidence suggests this item was presented by Gordon S. [Stewart] Butler, of Butler's Tauranga Hotel, PO Box 37, Tauranga, in December 1931. Butler (Service No. 4/77) was a former member of the Samoan Expeditionary Force, serving with the Divisional Signalling Company, NZ Engineers. [Source: MUS-2015-7, Museum Register, 1930-1932, p. 171; and MUS-95-42-3-2. See also ACQ-1931-639]
  • Public Access Text

    Colonel Robert Logan was Administrator of Samoa at the time New Zealand Expeditionary forrces occupied the territory of German Samoa.

  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    30 Nov 2023

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