Autograph letter signed, dated Sept. 9, 1880 on board the USS Alaska, describing a visit to the Samoan Islands 

dc.contributor.author Hiland, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-24T02:48:46Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-24T02:48:46Z
dc.date.issued 2015-02-23
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dc.description.abstract This item is the original, hand-written letter, along with envelope. Thomas Hiland, born in New Hampshire, was a surgeon assigned to the USS Alaska towards the end of a naval career that began in 1861. In addition to remarks on Samoans, Hiland comments on recent political developments in the period leading up to two decades of Samoan civil war.
dc.format.extent 8 pages
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10524/47208
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.subject Samoa history Mau rebellion
dc.subject.lcsh Samoan Islands—Description and travel
dc.subject.lcsh Samoan Islands—history—19th century—sources
dc.subject.lcsh Samoan Islands—history—sources
dc.subject.lcsh Samoan Islands—Politics and government—19th century—sources
dc.title Autograph letter signed, dated Sept. 9, 1880 on board the USS Alaska, describing a visit to the Samoan Islands 
dc.type Letter
dc.type.dcmi Text
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