Item #32986 A Narrative of Five Youth from the Sandwich Islands now receiving an Education in this Country; Published by order of the Agents Appointed to Establish a School for Heathen Youth

A Narrative of Five Youth from the Sandwich Islands now receiving an Education in this Country; Published by order of the Agents Appointed to Establish a School for Heathen Youth

New York: Printed by J.Seymour, 1816. First edition. 8vo, 44 pp. Original printed wrappers, light browning but a excellent copy. R. David Parsons copy, preserved in a cloth folding case. "This publication, which aroused all New England to the plight of the natives 'suffering in ignorance of Christianity," was directly responsible for public supoport of the Foreign Mission School and ultimately the beginning of the movement that sent missionaries to Hawaii in 1819," Forbes 456. Item #32986

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