Hervey Islands [S Cook Islands],1845

Scope and Content

Includes letters from Rarotonga (unless stated otherwise) by:

Charles Pitman

Aaron Buzacott

William Gill (secretary)

all three of the above, from Mangaia [island], about attempts by French to land


Henry Royle, Aitutaki [atoll]

George Gill, Rarotonga, on board John Williams and at Mangaia

difficulty of covering visits to Atui, Mauke and Mitiaro islands

Captain Morgan and Thomas Heath's narrow escape from drowing, rescued by youth Rupe

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