Collection MS 429 - Extracts from correspondence with mission stations at Rotuma

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AU PMB MS 429

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Extracts from correspondence with mission stations at Rotuma

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  • 1846 - 1889 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Typed extracts from correspondence and documents, principally:
Letter from Fr Verne, first Catholic missionary to Rotuma, 1846 (from Bulletin de la Societe d'Oceanie 12)
Early History of the Catholic Church in Oceania by Jean Baptiste Pompallier, Vicar Apostolic of Western Oceania
Circular from Mgr Lamaze to all missionaries of Central and Western Oceania, 1879
L'Histoire de l'Oceanie Centrale by priests of the Vicariat under Mgr Bataillon
Correspondence dated 1872-1874, 1876-1879, 1882, 1889 regarding Catholic-Wesleyan conflict in Rotuma
Full text of letter from Fr Verne describing his visit to Rotuma in 1847 and the establishment of a Catholic mission there
Correspondence regarding the early Catholic mission in Rotuma and the progress of Catholicism there. NOTE: see PMB 428 for information on an index to this material.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocesan Office, Suva, Fiji

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms429

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