Britain refuses Queensland's request to annex New Guinea

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Historical Context Note

Britain refuses to grant permission to its Australian colony of Queensland to annex territory on the island of New Guinea.
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Citation:
Editors. "Britain refuses Queensland's request to annex New Guinea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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