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 - 1 J.1Li UUl 1J13 Vili-lilA Vili-lilA Vili-lilA...
1 J.1Li UUl 1J13 Vili-lilA Vili-lilA Vili-lilA ll"'- ll"'- i.itvi4iJvi He has received a pood common education, is of gooa disposition has associaieu a goou ocai wun foreigners, i9 fond of display in the European style, and endeavours to adopt the English manners manners and customs, and possesses a better know. edge of them than any other chief in the country. The Islands are capable of producing cotton, sugarcane, sugarcane, and coffee in great abundance with very little labor; a good government is only wanted there to make them articles of export. The na-tiv-C3 na-tiv-C3 na-tiv-C3 na-tiv-C3 na-tiv-C3 arc willing to labour, and would be industrious, industrious, if proper encouragement were given them; but at present they labour under great oppression. Foreigners are not taxed, and no duties are levied on imports. Ships entering the harbour for refreshments refreshments only, or for repairs, pay 10 cents per ton, and those which enter to trade, pay 60 cents a ton. There are laws in force against murder, theft, adultery, and fornication. The King is at present engaged in forming a complete code of laws. There are many European European houses, built in the town some are of wood others of stone. There has lately been erected by voluntary contributions a stone building, and excellent teachers have been obtained to instruct the children of foreigners in the English Innuage, reading, writing, and arithmetic. The building cost $2,500, and is styled the "Oahu Charity School." There are fifty five scholars at present. Upwards of 120 vessels annually repair to the Islands for refreshments, repairs, and for the purpose purpose of trade; commerce is daily increasing vessels vessels from the Society Islands, coast of California, and the Columbia River, resort there to purchase goods, & c. A large church has lately been erected at Honolulu by the "American Seamens Friend O " i . t 1 1 r- r- , 1 ' j : . 11" - - . A - J . J J I . A w oocieiy ior ine oenent 01 seamen nnu resiuems; 11 cost about S.,000, and is quite an ornament to. the town, W. Uiell is the chaplain. I I

Clipped from The Pittsburgh Gazette21 Aug 1834, ThuPage 2

The Pittsburgh Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)21 Aug 1834, ThuPage 2
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