Journal of John Orsmond, Eimeo [Moorea], 1827

Scope and Content

Journal of John Orsmond, March to May 1827, describing various meetings with the 'natives' [South Sea Islanders; Indigenous populations] in relation to the money from the sale of oil subscribed to the LMS. Also mentions the local marriage practices, the set barter rates and the baptism of several missionary children.

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Alternative Form Available

CWM South Seas Journals FBN 35

Archivist's Note