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Certificate for the missionary packet, Morning Star, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, Missionary House, Boston, Mass., 1856

Item Information

Title:
Certificate for the missionary packet, Morning Star, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, Missionary House, Boston, Mass., 1856
Description:
The accompanying donor note reads "This is a certificate for 1 share in the first Morning Star Missionary Ship. The Morning Star was a missionary packet sent to the Sandwich Islands, now known as the Hawaiian Islands. This certificate was issued to my father William Henry Josselyn when a boy seven year of age."
Agency:
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Date:
1856
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
certificates
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
missions (settlements)
missionaries
sailing ships
packets (watercraft)
Morning Star (Missionary vessel)
Josselyn, William Henry
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Hawaii
Extent:
1 certificate ; 4 x 6 1/2 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn, 31 March, 1941.
Identifier:
265715
Call #:
EP001.01.024.01.01.006