Los 41189 – Tonga

1826 (Oct) Entire letter from a missionary, sent b

1826 (Oct) Entire letter from a missionary, sent by John Hutchinson to the Wesleyan Missionary Society in London, endorsed „No.2“ at top left, with further diary extracts from July 28th-October 26th, unfortunately missing page numbers 1-4 but still with pages 5-8, with Hutchinson telling the Society about his lack of confidence in his leader, etc., ms „8“ rate, reverse with London Ship Letter and normal cds, fascinating content and the second known letter from Tonga, an important exhibition item Note: Wesleyan missionaries arrived in Tonga in 1822 but no correspondence from their short stay is known. A second, successful, attempt to land missionaries took place in 1826.
Schätzung 600 – 800 GBP
Auktionsdatum Fri 2 Dec 2016 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Verkauft für GBP 500