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Tamate (Paperback) Loot Price: R372
Discovery Miles 3 720
Tamate (Paperback): Us Government, Richard Lovett
Tamate (Paperback): Us Government, Richard Lovett

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Tamate (Paperback)

Us Government, Richard Lovett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...is very impulsive, and often commits deeds for which he is afterwards sorry. Much of the same impulse is noticeable in white men, and deeds are often committed under the influence of excitement or passion for which they also are afterwards very sorry. Some of those who have been murdered on the New Guinea coast brought about their own destruction; others suffered for the misdeeds of white men, and a few because of the cupidity of the native. In every case the native has been more or less punished, but in none to such advantage as at Kalo. 'After the Kalo massacre a man-of-war came to make inquiries, so as to report to the commodore of the station. We decidedly objected to any interference, and opposed any punishment of the Kalo natives, and, as a mission, refused to report on the subject. The captain was persistent, saying his instructions were to make inquiries, and report; which he did. A few months afterwards he returned, saying that the commodore had decided to make an example of Kalo, so as to put a stop for the future to these coast murders. I was on the coast at the time, and was sent for; and on the day after my arrival the flag-ship " Wolverene" came into Port Moresby with Commodore Wilson, late Rear-Admiral Wilson, on board. He came to the mission-house, and asked me to accompany him, as he had determined to make war on Kalo, secure the chief, the real instigator of the crime, and hang him. I objected; but he said my accompanying him would make his mission one of peace, and he should be sorry if a single shot were fired. His plan was to make the Kalo people 'Everything to prevent Firing' 157 give up Quaipo, the chief--but this I felt certain they would never do--and on their failing to do this, try to get the Kerepunu natives...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2012
First published: June 2012
Authors: Us Government • Richard Lovett
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-11470-1
Barcode: 9781234114701
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-11470-4

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