Journal of Samuel Hickman Davies, Samoa, 1880

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Journal of Samuel Davies, September - November 1880, describing his voyage to the Tokelau Islands Ellice Islands [Tuvalu] and Gilbert Islands [Kiribati]. At each of these stations he met with the native teachers, the churches and schools. The islands he visited included Olsenga [Olosega], Fakaofo and Atafu in the Tokelau group; Nukulaelae, Fanufuti, Vaitapu, Nukufetau, Nui, Nanomanga [Nanumanga], Nanomea [Nanumea], and Niutao in the Ellice group and Arorae, Nukunau, Peru [Beru], Onatoa and Tamana in the Gilbert Group. There is also a covering letter also attached.

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CWM South Seas Journals FBN 37

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