Hawaii related publications, 1844.




This catalogue will be found incomplete—especially in works published on the continent of Europe—but it is the best to be derived from the sources at our disposal.


History of the Sandwich Island Mission.—By Rev. Sheldon Dibble. 12mo. New York, 1839.

History of the American Board of Foreign Missions.—8vo. Worcester, 1840. Rev. S. Tracy.

History of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands.—By James J. Jarves. 8vo. Boston.—Tappan & Dennet—with plates and maps—1843.

English Edition of same work.—London—Edward Moxon—1843.

History of the North West Coast of America.—By Robert Greenhow. 8vo. Wiley & Putnam—New York. 1840.

Ka Mooolelo, Hawaii, Lahainaluna, 1838.

History of Polynesia.—By Right Rev. M. Russel. 1vol., 12mo. Edinburgh—J. Harper and Brothers—New York, 1843.

History of the Sandwich Islands.—By Sheldon Dibble, Lahainaluna; Pres. of the Mission Seminary, 1843.

The Sandwich Islands.—Progress of Events since their discovery by Capt. Cook; Their Occupation by Lord George Paulet; Their Value and importance by Alexander Simpson, Esq,. 8vo—pamphlet. London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1843.



Anson’s Voyage around the World.—London, 1748.

Third Voyage of Capt. James Cook, 3 vols. 4to—plates. Admiralty edition. London, 1785.

Portlock’s and Dixon’s Voyage, 1785 to 1788—1 vol. quarto; London, 1789.

Vancouver’s Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and round the World—1790—1795—3vols.—4to—London, 1798.

Broughton’s Voyage of Discovery in the Dædalus—1795—1798. London—4to—1804.

Capt. John Meare’s Voyages—1787—1788 8vo. London, 1790.

Manuscript Journal of the Voyage of the Brig Hope of Boston, commanded by Joseph Ingraham—from 1790 to 1793; preserved in the Library of the Department of State, at Washington.

Account of a Voyage in the Pacific, made in 1793, and 1794, by Capt. James Colnett, London,—4to.

Voyage de La Perouse au tour du Monde,…

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…4 tom.—8vo. Paris, 1798.

Turnbull’s Voyage round the World—1800—1804—3 vols. London, 1805.—1 vol.—Philadelphia, 1810.

Narrative of Voyages and Travels, by Capt. Amasa Delano. Boston—8vo—1817.

Narrative of a Voyage around the World, 1803—1806—in the Russian ships Nadeshda and Neva, Capt. A. T. Von Krusenstern 4to—London, 1814.

Narrative of a voyage around the world, in the Russian ship Neva, 1803—6. By Wrey Lisiansky, 1vol. 4to. London, 1814.

Narrative of a voyage in the Pacific.—By G. H. Von Lansdorf, Physician of the Russian ship Nadeshda.

Kotzebue’s voyage around the World, 1823—1826., 2vols. 12mo. London, 1830.

Burney’s Chronological History of the Voyages and Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean. 5vols. 4to. London, 1803—17.

Beechey’s Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific—2vols. 8vo. London, 1831.

Rienzi, Ocèanie, ou Cinquième Partie du Monde, Revue Geographique et Ethnographique de la Malasie; de la Micronesia; de la Polynesia; et de la Manesie.—3vols. Paris, 1836.

Journal of Voyages and Travels.—By Rev. Daniel Tyerman, and George Bennet, Esq,. Compiled from original documents, By Jas. Montgomery. 2vols. 8vo. London, 1831.

Maritime Discoveries and Christian Missions considered in their mutual relations.—By John Campbell. 8vo. London, 1840.

Voyage of H. M. Ship Blonde to the Pacific Ocean in 1824—5.—Lord Byron, commander. 1vol. 4to. London, 1826.

Voyage de L’Uranie.—M. Freycinct, Paris, 1819.

Voyage Pittoresque.—Admiral D’Urville. 2 tomes, 4vo. H. Dupuy, Paris.

Voyage around the World, from 1806—12.—By Archibald Campbell. 1 vol. 12mo. Edinburg, 1816.

A Narrative of a Voyage in the (U. S.) East India Squadron, under Com. Read.—By J. Henshaw Belcher. 2vols, 12mo. New York, 1841.

Voyages and Commercial Enterprises.—By Richard S. Cleaveland. 2vols. 12mo. Boston, 1842.

Voyages around the World.—By Capt. E. Fanning. 1vol. 8vo, New York, 1835.

Four Voyages to the South Sea.—By Capt. Morrell. 1vol, 8vo. New York, 1832.

Cruise of the Frigate Columbia.—By W. M. Murrell. 1vol. 12mo. Boston, 1841.

Incidents of a Whaling Voyage.—By F. A. Olmstead. 1vol. 12mo. New York, 1842.

Cruise of the U. S. Sch. Dolphin in the Pacific.—By Lieut. Paulding. 1vol 18mo. N. York, 1831.

Voyage around the World in the U. S. Ship Potomac.—By J. N. Reynolds, 1831—4. 1vol, 8vo. New York, 1835.

Voyage around the World.— By C. Ruschenburger, 1834—7. 1vol. 8vo. Philadelphia, 1838.

Stewart’s (Rev. C. S.) Visit to the South Seas. 2vols, 12mo. New York, 1831.

The Flag Ship, or a Voyage around the World by the U. S. Ship Columbia.—By F. W. Taylor, Chaplain, U. S. N, 2vols. 12mo. New York, 1840.

Cruise of the U. S. Frigate Potomac around the World in 1831—4.—By F. Warriner. 1vol. 12mo. New York, 1835.

Voyage around the World, 1837—42.—By Sir E. Belcher. London 1843.

Voyage of the Artemise.—C. Laplace, commander. Paris, 1841.



Journal of a Tour around Hawaii.—1vol. 12mo. Boston, 1825.

Life of Ledyard, the American Traveler.—By R. Sparks. 1vol. 8vo. Boston, 1827

Rev. C. S. Stewart’s Residence on the Sandwich Islands,—1vol. 5th. edit. 12mo. Boston, 1830.

Ellis’s Polynesian Researches.—4vols.—12mo. Lond., 1831.

A Vindication of the South Sea Missions.—3vo. Lond., 1831.

Ormes’ Defence of the Missions in the South Sea and Sandwich Islands. 8vo. Lond. 1827.

 Memoirs of American Missionaries.—By Rev. Gavin Struthers.—1vol. Glasgow,—1834.

The Missionary’s Daughter.—1vol. 16mo. New York, 1841.

Astoria.—By Washington Irving. 2vols. 8vo. Philadelphia, 1835.

Extracts from the Letters and Journals of Daniel Wheeler, on a visit to the Islands of the Pacific Ocean.—London, 1833—Darton and Harvey, Greenchurch-street.

Townsend’s Narrative.,—1vol. 8vo. Philadephia, 1839

Scenes and Scenery in the Sandwich Islands and a Trip through Central America.—By J. J. Jarves. 1vol. 12mo. Jas. Monroe & Co., Boston, 1843.

Suppliment to the Sandwich Island Mirror.—Honolulu, 1840.

A Vocabulary of words in the Hawaiian Language.—Lahainaluna, 1836.

Refutation of the Charges Brought by the Roman Catholics, against the American Missionaries, at the Sandwich Islands.—Boston, 1841.

Lang’s View of the Origin and Migration of the Polynesian Native.—12mo. London, 1834.



Sandwich Island Gazette and Mirror;—A weekly,—Edited by Mr. S. D. Mackintosh,—Honolulu, Oahu. 1836 to 1839.

The Polynesian.—1st. series,—A weekly.—Edited by James J. Jarves. Honolulu, Oahu, 1840 to 1841.

The Hawaiian Spectator.—A quarterly Jounal.—Honolulu, Oahu. 1838 to 1839. Edited by Rev. J. Deill, & P. A. Brinsmade.

Temperance Advocate and Seamans’ Friend. A monthly.—Edited by Rev. S. Damon.—Established 1842.

Hunt’s Merchants’ Magazine.—Vol. IX, Nos. 1 and 2. New. York, 1843.

Missionary Herald, from 1829. Boston; Crocker & Brewster.

Edingburgh Review.—Vol. 53.

Scottish Missionary Register.

Metropolitan Magazine. London, 1836.

Polytechnic Review.—London., May, 1843.

Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine.—Aug. 1843.

Westminster Review.—London, 1843.

Church of England Quarterly Review.—1843.

Nautical Magazine.—London, Vol 3, 1834.

North American Review.—Boston, 1843.

Democratic Review.—New York, 1843.

Christian Review.—Boston, 1843.

Annales de la Propagation de foi.—Paris.

Colonial Magazine.—London, 1843.

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1 thought on “Hawaii related publications, 1844.

  1. This is a great find. So interesting to think about what the resources anyone thinking about the islands in 1843 would—and would not–actually have had. Mahalo.

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