Journal of George Harris, Cook Islands, 1876

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Journal of George Harris, May - August 1876, describing the mission stations at Mangaia and his visit to the out stations of the Cook Islands mission accompanied by James Chalmers. Islands visited included Atiu, Mauke, Mitiaro, Manuai, Aitutaki and Rarotonga. Records the response of the people to 'Magic Lantern' shows which they had never seen before. Also mentions the illness of his wife and stillbirth of their child. Journal has been edited in pencil.

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CWM South Seas Journals FBN 37

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