|Other titles||State of the labouring population in the West Indies and Mauritius, Immigration of labourers into the West Indian colonies and the Mauritius, Immigration of labourers into the West Indian colonies and Mauritius, Papers relative to immigration of labourers into the West Indian colonies, Papers relative to immigration of labourers into the Mauritius|
|Series||[Parliament, 1846. Reports and papers] -- 691. I-II|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Colonial Office|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
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