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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
missions (settlements)
missionaries
sailing ships
packets (watercraft)
certificates

Physical Description

1 certificate ; 4 x 6 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.024.01.01.006

Image Dimensions

4 x 6 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn, 31 March, 1941.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Hawaii (United States)

Record Details

Originator

American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (Agency)

Material Type

certificates

Other People

Josselyn, William Henry

Subjects

Morning Star (Missionary vessel)

Description Level

Item