ROYAL PATENT OF KING KAMEHAMEHA III: WAIALUA

MS 4524
MS Short Title ROYAL PATENT OF KING KAMEHAMEHA III: WAIALUA
Text ROYAL PATENT OF KING KAMEHAMEHA III, GRANTING LAND AT WAIALUA IN THE ISLAND OF OAHU TO JEROME TOPLIFF AND LEWIS JOHNSON, EXCEPTING AND RESERVING TO THE HAWAIAN GOVERMENT ALL MINERAL OR METALLIC MINES ON THE PROPERTY. SIGNED BY KAMEHAMEHA, KEONI ANA, JEROME TOPLIFF AND LEWIS JOHNSON
Description MS and print in Hawaiian on paper, Honolulu, Hawaii, 26 March 1850, 2+1 ff., 35x21 cm + 13x20 cm, (31x20 cm + 9x17 cm), 27+9 long lines in cursive documentary script, 1 red lacquer seal, extra receipt glued on.
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Provenance 1. Hawaiian Islands Stamp & coin, Honolulu.
Commentary Kamehameha III (Kauikeaouli) (1813-1854), Hawaiian king, son of Kamehameha I, held the throne for the longest reign in Hawaiian history (1825-1854). Under his reign came the declaration of rights of June 7 1839, and the Constitution of 1840.
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Place of origin Honolulu
Dates 1850 AD

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