In the official publication of 31 July 1908, Governor von Rechenberg abolishes the blockade of the northwestern part of Songea district.
III. Further Remarks
The text of the official proclamation was issed by the "Kaiserl. Gouvernement von Deutsch-Ostafrika" and published as a supplement in the local press in German East Africa. The opening of the area coincided with the lifting of the state of emergency in the region.
Von Rechenberg followed von Götzen as Governor of German East Africa and occupied the post from 1906 until 1912. For other publications see annotations 41 and 42.
(Gouverneur Freiherr) A. von Rechenberg
Daressalam [Dar es Salaam] - Ssongea