Polynesia; Past, Present and Future, by Joseph King

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Additional cover information reads: 'Being typescript of a new version of "Christianity in Polynesia; A Study and Defence", 1899; with correspondence concerning publication, which did not materialize'. Includes manuscript letters & some printed extracts.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev Joseph King was a missionary with the London Missionary Society in Samoa, 1863-1874. He was later the Society's organising agent in Australia. He was the author of 'Ten Decades: The Australian Centenary Story of the LMS (1895), 'Christianity in Polynesia (1900), and 'W. G. Lawes of Savage Island and New Guinea' (1909).

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