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Letter from William Williams to [Jane Williams], 1844

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  • Description

    Leaf two of a diary style letter written over a period of two weeks. It begins with a conversation between the Bishop and Mr Hobbs regarding the points of difference between the Anglican and Wesleyan Missions. In the following entries Williams writes of the weather, Mr Browns son's Rheumatic afflication, the Kemp family, and the Dudley's. He also recounts visiting [Otuihu] and Kororareka.

    In another entry he writes of studying the language [probably Maori with theothers working towards a trnaslation of the Prayer book] and the progress of their comprehension. In the next he writes of Mr Chapman and Mr Busby. Then he writes of a meeting with Pomare and his wife.

  • Other Id

    14957 (Presto content ID)

    MS-1991-75-900 (Reference Number)

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  • Name/Title
    Letter from William Williams to [Jane Williams], 1844
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    4pp on 1 leaf ; 226 x 370mm Folded to 226 x 185mm

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  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    04 Nov 2022
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