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Address on the Hawaiian Mission 1819  

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An address, delivered at a meeting for prayer, with reference to the Sandwich Mission, in the Brick church in Hartford, October 11, 1819

Gallaudet, T.H.


Lincoln & Stone, Printers



15 pp. (8vo) 20.3x12.5 cm (8x5"), removed from larger volume, remains of stitching on spine. First Edition.

The Reverend Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL.D., (1787-1851) was a renowned American pioneer in the education of the deaf, founder of the "Connecticut Asylum (at Hartford) for the Education and Instruction of Deaf and Dumb Persons." The present address was "Published at the request of several of the hearers, and the avails to be applied to the aid of the Sandwich mission." It reprints a speech made at the marriage of pioneer Hawaiian missionary Reverend Hiram Bingham to Sybil Moseley. The ceremony was conducted just before the departure of the couple for the Hawaiian islands, and refers to the condition of the natives and the mission in Hawaii. Shaw & Shoemaker 48061

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Some foxing to title page and a few leaves within; very good.

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