Miscellaneous South Seas Personals

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Box 1: Notebook of William Wyatt Gill, c 1868-75; letters from William and Lilias Mills to Isabella Duncan, 1838-1852; photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson, notes about his views on missionaries; letters to William Edward and Eveline Goward, 1895-1898, 1931; diary of George Turner, 1837-40, and account of Erromanga; Ts. extracts from letters, 1840-68, from Ernest Krause to the LMS; account by Charles Barff of missionary work done by Aaron Buzacott, 1830-47; account of work done by missionaries from Congregational Church, South Molton, Devon, esp. Aaron Buzacott

Box 3: Account by Captain Bruce of visit of HMS `Imogen' to Sandwich Islands, 1837; bibliography of books in LMS library in Cook Islands Maori, 1934

Box 4: Biographical material about Hassell, Oakes, Puckey, Nott, and Broomhall of the 'Duff', 1796; diary of deputation by William Crossfield, R. Wardlaw Thompson and Evan Spicer to the South Seas in 1897; journal of Sarah E. Joliffe at Funafuti, Ellice Islands, 1912-15; information on Rev Charles Wilson (in South Seas 1800-42), complied by William Wilson

Box 5: Letters from King Pomare II and Queen Pomare, with translations, 1818-46; file of miscellaneous letters, including William Ellis, George Gill, Charles Barff, James Chalmers, J. E. Newell; Ms. copy of book of Jeremiah translated into Tahilitan with annotations by George Platt; papers of Alexander Hough in Samoa, 1900-1942

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