Journal of William Wyatt Gill, Cook Islands, 1863

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Journal of William Wyatt Gill, February - March 1863, recording his voyage from Samoa to the islands of Bukapuka, Manihiki, Rakaanga, Penrhyn Attol, Aitutaki, Rarotonga and Mangaia. Records the activities of slaving ships from Peru that have been enticing the people onboard with the intension of taking them to work in the mines in Peru. Records the numbers that have been taken from each island. Also includes a copy of the resolutions from the missionary meeting at Rarotonga.

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CWM South Seas Journals FBN 36

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