This series includes manuscripts sent to the Government Printer, Brisbane, of material to be included in the New Guinea annual report (Gall Collection). These files include financial reports, letters, reviews of the judicial system and reports on various divisions, e.g. Eastern, Western and so on. Drafts of the annual report for this region are also included. There is a published copy of a despatch including financial estimates for 1897/8, which was included in the New Guinea annual report of that financial year by W.M. MacGregor [Gall Collection /Gall estrays - Papers, out of official custody for period of time, extracted by W. Gall, Under Secretary, Home Secretary's Office]
There is also a printed copy of Appendix G of the New Guinea annual report, 1889/90, consisting of a despatch from MacGregor reporting the details of his journey of exploration up the Fly River, and including drawings and maps.