Letter from Captain James Wilson, of the Ship Duff

to Joseph Hardcastle, Esq., treasurer of the London Missionary Society.
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ContributionsHardcastle, Joseph.
LC ClassificationsAC901 .H3 vol. 103, no. 15
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2506974M
LC Control Number87880335

Captain James Wilson (–), commanded the British ship Duff, which the London Missionary Society contracted in to convey a team of missionaries (consisting of thirty men, six women, and three children) to their postings in Tahiti, Tonga, and the Marquesas Islands. Life. Wilson was born in He had been a British soldier during the American war of Independence and then he had.

Get this from a library. Letter from Captain James Wilson, of the ship Duff to Joseph Hardcastle, Esq., treasurer of the London Missionary Society. [James Wilson; Joseph Hardcastle; Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)].

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English: Captain James Wilson (–), brought the first British missionaries of the London Missionary Society to Tahiti on ship Duff in Source: Horne, C. Sylvester () The Story of the.

Captain James Duff was in command, given authority to do whatever was necessary to end the resistance of Unionists. Guido Ransleben's book - A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas – includes a letter written in from Howard Henderson to J.

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. James Cook, born inwas one of the most celebrated navigators/explorers of his time. His voyages in the Royal Navy to the eastern and western seaboards of North America, the North and South Pacific, the Arctic, and the Antarctic brought a new understanding of the geography and of the peoples, flora, and fauna of the lands he discovered/5.

A survey of Missionary activity in Australia, the South Pacific and beyond, from the late eighteenth-century to relatively recent times. Of special interest are Australian Aboriginal grammars, historical accounts of the London Missionary Society and Hawaiian mission press bibles.

Some New Zealand pamphlets have been included, and a small number of items relate to East Asia. DUFF, JAMES (–). James Duff, freighter and Confederate irregular, was born in Logierait, Perthshire, Scotland about He emigrated to the United States where, inhe enlisted as a private in the United States army.

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Promoted to sergeant, he left the army in to become an army sutler at Fort Belknap. Farther Than Any Man is a fascinating exposé on the adventurer that would go on to be the inspiration for the character James T. Kirk of Star Trek. This is a great read for those interested in the 18th century man whos exploratory ambitions and fame rivaled (and perhaps surpassed) the astronauts of the s/5.

In Captain Wilson, in the missionary ship " Duff," discovered the Gambier and other islands, and rediscovered the islands known to and seen by Quiros, but since called the Duff Group.

Another result of Captain Cook's work was the colonization of Australia. "[Hough's] thorough and lively biography interprets the life with sympathy and skill. From first page to last, Hough leaves no doubt that he is telling the story not merely of a great sailor but also of a great man."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World James Cook, born inwas one of the most celebrated men of his time, the last and the greatest of the romantic navigator Cited by: 8.

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He started as commander of Company C while it was forming, but was only. A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean: performed in the years, in the Ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson.

Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries and illustrated with maps, charts, and views. Introduction.

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Former USS Theodore Roosevelt captain Brett Crozier was not 'appropriate' when he wrote a letter to Navy leaders asking for the ship to be evacuated, President Donald Trump claims. James H. Wilson - Back to the West: In OctoberWilson was promoted to major general of volunteers and ordered to oversee the cavalry in Sherman's Military Division of the Mississippi.

Arriving in the west, he trained the cavalry that would serve under Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick during Sherman's March to the Sea. Such ventures carried with them the risk of death as Captain James Duff of the Confederate army considered those who fled conscription as traitors.

Seeking refuge despite the threat, a group of German dissenters attempted to trek to Mexico, when Duff learned of their plans.

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THE CAPTAIN'S LETTER. himself and crying after having consumed a bottle of gin in a time that is worthy of inclusion in the Guinness Book of Records. The tug captain on the other hand, reacted violently, and had to be forcibly restrained by the Steward, who has him handcuffed in the ships hospital where he is telling me to do impossible.

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[22] But it is not yet known if the Capt. James Wilson arriving in Port Jackson on 10 April,from Calcutta or Bengal with a consignment for Robert Campbell on the ship Mersey was the uncle of William Wilson, James Wilson ex-captain of Duff; see The Sydney Gazette, 15 April.

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