The Missionary's Daughter: A Memoir of Lucy Goodale Thurston, of the Sandwich Isles
American Tract Society, New York, 1842. By Lucy Goodale Thurston. Hardcover, 219 pages. Provenance: Partially faded pencil inscription: Presenter's note, dated March 2, 18(?)6. Condition: GOOD. Embossed board cover shows some spotting, gold filigree on spine is partially worn off. Moderate foxing on titlepages, lighter inside. --- Lucy Goodale Thurston and her husband Asa were early Protestant missionaries to the Sandwich Islands in the 1820s. At the request of King Kamehameha II, they established a missionary station in the King's residence in Kailua. They later came to Honolulu to translate and teach the Bible to the Native Hawaiians. --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11541422810
Title: The Missionary's Daughter: A Memoir of Lucy ...
Publisher: American Tract Society, New York
Publication Date: 1842
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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