Memoirs of Henry Obookiah

Memoirs of Henry Obookiah : A Native of Owhyhee, and a Member of the Foreign Mission School (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memoirs of Henry Obookiah: A Native of Owhyhee, and a Member of the Foreign Mission School Hun Osooxran was a native of Owhy In e, the most important of the Sandwich islands. He was born about the year 1792. His parents ranked with the common peo ple but his mother was distantly related to the family of the king. Her name was Kummoolah. The name of his father is unknown. When Obookiah was at the age of ten or twelve, both his parents were slain before his eyes, in a war, to use his own language, made after the old king died, to see who should be the greatest among them. The only surviving member of the family, besides himself, was an infant brother two or three months old. This little brother he he ed to save from the fate of his parents, and took him upon his back to flee. {tom the. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243310242
  • 9780243310241