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Journal, 45th holographic. January 22 - December 31, 1897 [Inventory no. 48]

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Title: Journal, 45th holographic. January 22 - December 31, 1897 [Inventory no. 48]
Authors: Rabe, John, 1850-1914
LC Subject Headings: Pacific Area--Description and travel
New Caledonia--Description and travel
Fiji--Description and travel
Tonga--Description and travel
Samoa--Description and travel
Issue Date: 1897
Series/Report no.: Logs, diaries, and journals; 45th
Abstract: This journal finds the Doctor again in the South Pacific. It opens at Perth, West Australia, then Sidney. From Sidney he embarks on the Steamer Birksgate for Noumea, New Caledonia. Steamer Birksgate then carried him to Suva, Fiji, and then to Levuka, Fiji. From Levuka he sailed to Apia, British Samoa, on the Steamer “Ovalan”. In Samoa he once more visited the village of King Tamasese, also No-fah-le, Pata, Pololo, Ma-ta-ta. He next caught the Steamer “Taviana" for Nukulofa, the capital city of the Tongan Group. Dated from January 22 to December 31, 1897. Notebook size 5X3 inches. Consists of 344 pages with approximately 45,000 words.
Description: Journal writer was a dental surgeon and conchologist. Records of historic and cultural information regarding most of the major island empires, kingdoms, sultanates, and protectorates within the greater Pacific Basin.
Pages/Duration: 206
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