Catalogue description Colonial Office: Fiji, Original Correspondence
|Title:||Colonial Office: Fiji, Original Correspondence|
This series contains original correspondence relating to Fiji.
Bound volumes arranged chronologically within the following subject headings: Despatches (letters of the Governors), Offices (letters of government departments and other organisations), and Individuals (arranged alphabetically). Each volume with a contents list, or a précis of each letter giving name of correspondent, date of letter and subject matter. From 1926 correspondence is arranged in subject files.
For later correspondence see CO 1023
For earlier correspondence see FO 58
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Copies held at:||
Microfilm copies were created as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (1948-1997). The microfilm images have been digitised and made available online by the National Library of Australia.
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||261 volume(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated|
|Unpublished finding aids:||
For registers of this correspondence see CO 419, except for the period 1863 to 1871 when it is registered in CO 374.
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Fiji was ceded to Britain on 10 October 1874. A governor was appointed the following year.
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