Samoa, 1848

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Carl Schmidt, Cape Town

Archibald Murray, Pagopago, Upolu and Leone

Thomas Powell, Savaii and later Anaijoin or Annatom or Aneityum, New Hebrides [Vanuatu]

George Drummond, Saluafata

George Pratt,Matautu and Savaii

Thomas Heath, Manonu

John Sunderland, Upolu -appointed to stations of Leulumoega and Manono

Henry Nisbet, Upolu, as secretary - birth of a son - unable to recommence school owing to war

Ebenezer Buchanan, Apia - birth of a child

Alexander Macdonald, Malua - lamed for life by an accident

George Turner, Upolu

John Chauner Williams, Upolu

George Stallworthy (secretary), Upolu

George Turner and Henry Nisbet on John Williams off Aneilytum, New Hebrides and (subsequently) account of their visit to New Hebrides

William Harbutt, Upolu

Charles Hardie, Upolu

William Mills, Upolu - birth of a daughter

Rev J Waddell (treasurer, BFM, Church of Scotland)

Samuel Ella

Charles Wilson, Upolu

Matthew Hunkin, Manua

epidemics of influence and whooping cough


deaths of Thomas Bullen (24 March 1848) and Thomas Heath (suicide during insanity Spring 1848)

revision of Samoan New Testament

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