Society Islands, 1849

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Ernest Krause, Tahaa

George Platt, Raiatea

Charles Barff, Huahine

John Davies, Papara

George Charter, Raiatea

William Howe, Papeete

Alexander Chisholm, Tahiti

Robert Thomson, Papeete - Pomare and the people's wish to retain him at Papeete

Alexander Simpson, Moorea

John Orsmond, Tahiti - his pain at being separated from the society - tempted to suicide

Governor Lavaud [Charles Francois Lavaud]

John Johnston leaving Tahiti

memorandum of correspondence re: case of Mr Thomson of Tahiti

George Platt and Charles Barff on their visit to Borabora and Maupiti

George Charter and Ernest Krause on their visit to Austral islands

Bibles being paid for in oil and arrow root

Mormon activity

Plans to replace English missionaries with French

Conditions Governing Access


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Handlist available

Archivist's Note