Society Islands, 1817

Archive Unit

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Includes letters from:

David Darling and George Platt, regarding voyage and arrival at Rio de Janeiro

Lancelot Threlkeld, Rio de Janeiro and New South Wales

Joint letters from David Darling, John Williams, Robert Bourne and George Platt, Rio de Janeiro and Hobart Town

Charles Barff, Parramatta [Sydney] and New Zealand

John Orsmond, Parramatta [Sydney] and Eimeo

Mrs Orsmond, Eimeo

George Platt, on board the Active

William Ellis, Eimeo, Aferaiti and Tahiti

John Davies, Eimeo

Pomare [King of Tahiti], Moorea

Henry Nott, Moorea

Henry Bicknell, Eimeo and Tahiti

James Hayward, Eimeo

John Gyles [Agriculturist], off Madeira

William Henry, Eimeo

Charles Wilson, Eimeo and England

Joint letters from John Davies, William Pascoe Crook and William Ellis, Eimeo, regarding the progress of printing at the mission; Letters from William Hankey, Treasurer, and George Burder, Director of LMS, London, including letter to the Earl of Bathurst re the mission to the South Sea Islands, and engagement of Mr John and & Mrs Maria Gyles as missionaries

Also includes reports of the Tahiti Committee, Mar - Apr 1817

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