Princess Kaiulani protests, 1893.

A PRINCESS OUT OF A JOB

London, Feb. 18.—Princess Kaiulani sends the following address to the American people:

“Four years ago, at the request of Mr. Thurston, then a Hawaiian minister, I was sent to England to be educated privately and fitted for the position which by…

THE PRINCESS KAIULANI.

…the constitution of Hawaii I was to inherit. All these years I have patiently striven to fit myself for my return, this year, to my native country. I now am told that Mr. Thurston is in Washington asking you to take away my flag and my throne. No one tells me even this officially. Have I done anything wrong that this wrong should be done to me and my people? I am coming to plead for my throne, my nation and my flag. Will not the great American people hear me?”

[Signed.] “Kaiulani.”

(Wichita Daily Eagle, 2/19/1893, p. 2)

THE PRINCESS OUT OF A JOB.

The Wichita Daily Eagle, Volume XVIII, Number 82, Page 2. February 19, 1893.

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