Journal of John Marriott, Samoa, 1883

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Journal of John Marriott, August - October 1883, describing his visit to the out stations of the Samoan mission. Islands which he visited included Olsenga [Olosega], Fakaofo and Atafu in the Tokelau group, Nukulaelae, Fanufuti, Vaitupu, Nukufetau, Nui, Nuitao, Nanomea [Nanumea] and Nanomanga [Nanumanga] in the Ellice group [Tuvalu], and Arorae, Nukunau, Peru [Beru], Onotoa and Tamana in the Gilbert group [Kiribati]. At each station he received reports from the native teachers and visited the churches and schools. His journal also includes some statistics for each island.

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CWM South Seas Journals FBN 37

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