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Title The Papers of William Yate
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1827-1834
Document Type Manuscript, Diary, Missionary Papers
Library University of Birmingham Library
Reference CN/O/98/1-61
Region Australasia
Names William Yate, D. Coates, Chief Rewa (items 8, 24, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54), Captain Brind (8, 46, 47, 48), Chief of Tonga (51)
Places Australia, Sydney (items 4, 15, 24, 34, 36), Van Diemen's land, Tasmania, Hobart (2), New Zealand, Parramatta (4, 14, 16), Peihia (5, 44), Paihia (45, 46-51, 53), Paitai (48), Kiri Kiri (5), Keri, Keri (8, 44-49, 52-55, 58), Le Waimate (22, 24, 27, 44-55, 58, 60, 61), Waitangi (50, 53), Rangihoua (44-53, 55), Hokianja (46), Port Jackson (49), Oceania, Tonga (51), Keppels Island (51)
Topics letters, journal (Items 44-61), missionary papers, Church Missionary Society, CMS, evangelism, missionary work, New Zealand Mission, Wesleyan Missionary Society, indigenous peoples, changing attitude towards Maoris, education, letters to secretaries of the CMS in London, Maori tribes, tribal conflict, tribal rivalry and warfare (7, 14, 16, 44-49, 51, 57), health and disease (8, 44, 45, 46, 48, 54), hooping cough (8, 47), consumption (44), blood letting (46), death, suicide (46), medicine, Lancet (5), medical mission (28), sexual relations (8, 13, 47, 48), relations with Maori chiefs, peaceful attitude towards missionaries (8, 14, 44, 48), threats to missionaries (45, 46, 47, 54), peace keeping between tribes (44, 45, 54), tribal singing, dance, dancing and dress (44, 45, 51), Maori religion (45, 52), human sacrifice (6), cannibalism (48), letters from Maori candidates for baptism, Maori laws (44, 48), adultery (51, 56), marriage (37a, 48, 51, 53), trade (8, 44, 45, 58), agriculture (44, 48), potatoes (45, 47,48, 58), slavery, freeing slaves (6, 45, 46, 47, 48, 51), travel and weather (44, 45, 46, 48, 58, 59), alcohol consumption (32), ship wreck (45), conduct of English sailors (48), road building and destruction (50), tribes of Tonga (51), infanticide (52), choosing a flag for New Zealand, Chief's consulted (42), land purchase (50), penal colony prisoners (1), cost of living on Tasmania (2, 3), Tasmanians (2), report of the CMS station at Waimate 1831-1832
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