Society Islands, 1865

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Includes letters from:

George Morris, Tahiti -

(prospectus for Protestant schools instituted by Pasteur [Jean Thomas] Arbousset in French Protectorate)

passengers on Tawena for England, severe gale; return of RC bishop; new facilities for Protesant schools; urgent reqeust for lady teacher

James Vivian (secretary), Raiatea- death of George Platt;

Charles Barff, Raiatea - leaving after 46 years

James Green, Huahine on urgent visit - need for resident missionary. Huahine key to Leeward Group; 3 new missionaries required. Errors in new Tahitian Bible. Lax discipline of French protestant missionaries

James Green, Tahaa - feud between Huahine and Raiatea.

civil war:-


One letter of George Morris dated 4 January 1865 formerly held with 1864 Society Islands jacket now in Folder 3.

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