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Life of William Ellis, missionary to the South Seas and to Madagascar (1873)

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Titre : Life of William Ellis, missionary to the South Seas and to Madagascar
Auteur : John Eimeo Ellis (fils de William Ellis)
Auteur : Henri Allon (1818-1892)
Éditeur : John Murray – Londres
Sujet : Biographie du missionnaire William Ellis (1794-1872)
CHAPTER II
VOYAGE OUT
Impressions on leaving England—Discomforts of the Voyage—Arrival at Rio—Re-embarkation—Detention at Sydney—Continuation of the Voyage—Visit to New Zealand—Encounter with Natives of the Island oi Rapa—First Sight of Tahiti—Introduction to Pomare and his Queen .29
CHAPTER III
EIMEO
Harbour of Oponohu—Reception by the Missionaries and Chiefs — First Impressions—Removal to Afareaitu—Erection of Printing Office and Dwelling — Products of the Country—Introduction of Printing—Pomare’s Inauguration of the Press—Bookbinding;- Eagerness of the People for Books—The Mission Reinforced—The First Vessel Built—Domestic Cares—Formation of a Missionary – Society. 40
CHAPTER IV
HUAHINE
Distribution of the Mission—Settlement in Huahine—Description of the District of F’are—A Bivouac—Erection of a new Dwelling- and Printing House—Social Improvements of the People—Establishment of Branch Missionary Societies—Royal Mission Chapel — Baptism of Pomare and other Native Converts—Itinerant Labours — Cultivation of Cotton—Sugar-making. 57
CHAPTER V.
HUAHINE continued.
Voyages among: the Islands—Singular Night Adventure—Imminent Perils—”Waterspouts—Providential Deliverance—Night Voyage —The First Code of Laws—Arrival of the Deputation from England—Death of Pomare—Visit to the Sandwich Islands Protracted Absence—Ill health and Anxiety of Mrs. Ellis—Visit of Escaped Pirates—Return of Mr. Ellis—Cause of Detention, and Proposal to remove to the Sandwich Islands—Farewell to Huahine. 70

Type : Monographie imprimée
Langue : Anglais
Source : Princeton Theological Seminary Library
Numérisation : Internet Archive
Agrégateur : archive.org
Lien : https://archive.org/details/lifeofwilliamell00elli

 
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Categories:   1870 - 1879, Anglais, îles Sous-le-Vent, Livres, périodiques & bulletins, Princeton Theological Seminary Library, Société, Tahiti

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