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The Printed Language – Sandwich Islands

They came to the Sandwich Islands at the behest of the a young Hawaiian sailor who had emigrated to the East Coast of the United States. They spent the six months on the Brig Thaddeus learning to speak the Hawaiian language so that they could communicate with the native peoples of the Islands. Many believe […]

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