Society Islands, 1820

Scope and Content

Includes letters from:

Henry Bicknell, Papara

Mrs Mary Bicknell [née Mary Ann Bradley] following Henry Bicknell's death

William Henry, Roby's Place, Eimeo [Moorea]

George Platt, Eimeo

Henry Nott, Matavai

David Darling, Burder's Point, Eimeo

John Davies, Papeete

Henry Bicknell, Papara

Lancelot Threlkeld, Eimeo

William Henry, Eimeo with news of the new mission brig Haweis

William Ellis, Huahine

J Orsmond, Raiatea

James Hayward, England and Cape de Verd [Cape Verde]

William Shrubsole (previous Home Secretary)

Thomas Haweis and William Joy (Directors) to King Pomare and others about a Superintendent for Tahiti

Mission station locations have been named after leading Directors (Roby's Place [Papetoai], Burder's Point [Punaauia])

Joint letters from David Darling, Robert Bourne, George Platt and John Williams in Eimeo

and from William Crook, Robert Bourne, David Darling and Christopher and Jessica Wilson, Tahiti

William Henry argues for missions to the Friendly, Fiji and Marquesas islands

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