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Circular and related documents, 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L4/5

Scope and Contents

A manuscript copy of a circular from R.C. Wyllie, Department of Foreign Relations, City of Honolulu, to David Jardine, Consul, Hong Kong, 21 September 1850, enclosing two printed copies of two items: a 'Treaty between His Majesty, Kamehameha III, King of the Hawaiian Islands, and the United States of North America, Negotiated in Washington, on the 20th of December, 1849, and ratified, in Honolulu, on the 19th of August 1850', the text given in both English and Hawaiian; and a notice from the Hawaiian government announcing new laws and regulations, containing the text of acts passed at the Council House in Honolulu 'for the government of masters and servants', 21 June 1850, and 'upon the subject of diplomatic privileges and exemptions', 10 July 1850, followed by an statement by Wyllie regarding the requirement for foreigners to use passports when entering and leaving the Islands, 8 February 1850.


  • 1850

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