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Micronesia Missionary - 1870 - Signed Document
- 1870 Micronesian Treaty Between Foreign Missionaries and the High Chiefs of Tarawa Islands. Contemporary copy of a treaty by which Naevaia and Kaiea ae Tekabu, the High Chiefs of Tarawa, "agree to pay to the Missionary agent of the American Board of Commissioners for the Foreign Missions Stationed in the Gilbert Islands . (50) Fifty Casks Coconut Oil. and [to] forever confine ourselves to our own part of the island and refrain from war., 9 1/2" x 8", 1870, 23 May, 1p. Treaties involving native royalty, especially Micronesian, are exceedingly rare and historically important.
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