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

EP001.01.024.01.01.006 (RS151822)

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."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1856
Physical Description
1 certificate ; 4 x 6 1/2 inches
Dimensions
4x 6 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn, 31 March, 1941.
GUSN
265715
Reference Code
EP001.01.024.01.01.006

Record details

Originator
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (Agency)
Other People
Josselyn, William Henry
Descriptive Terms
advertising
missionaries
missions (settlements)
packets (watercraft)
sailing ships
Material Type
certificates
Subjects
Morning Star (Missionary vessel)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Hawaii (United States)

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