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William Little Lee letters, 1847-1850.
BANC MSS 78/106 p
Collection Overview

Title:

William Little Lee letters, 1847-1850

Creator/Contributor:

Lee, William L. (William Little), 1821-1857, creator

Abstract:

Written from Honolulu, mainly to Simon Greenleaf, describing his work as a judge and as commissioner to quiet land titles, with information on the judiciary system in Hawaii, the framing of land codes, the foreign and native population, the effects of whooping cough and measles on the natives, the impact of the California gold rush on Hawaii and problems with the French over education, language and taxation of brandy.

Date:

1847 (issued)

Subject:

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Greenleaf, Simon -- 1783-1853
Judges -- Hawaii -- Honolulu
French -- Hawaii
Land titles -- Hawaii
Judicial process -- Hawaii
Communicable diseases -- Hawaii
Education -- Hawaii
Liquor industry -- Taxation -- Hawaii
Land reform -- Hawaii
Hawaii -- Description and travel
Hawaii -- Indigenous peoples
Hawaii -- Emigration and immigration
Hawaii -- History -- To 1893
Hawaii -- Languages

Physical Description:

6 letters in 1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 78/106 p

Origin:

California