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