King Kamehameha III’s funeral procession announcement, 1854.

ORDER OF PROCESSION

FOR THE FUNERAL OF

HIS LATE MAJESTY, KING KAMEHAMEHA III.

GRAND MARSHAL.

MARSHAL.

HAWAIIAN CALVARY.

PHYSICIANS.

CLERGYMEN OF ALL DENOMINATIONS.

FREE MASONS.

Odd Fellows.

ROYAL SCHOOL.

FACULTY AND STUDENTS OF OAHU COLLEGE.

OTHER SCHOOLS WITH THEIR MASTERS, ALL SIX DEEP.

ARTILLERY.

THE KING’S BAND.

HOUSEHOLD TROOPS.

THE KING’S PURVEYOR AND SERVANTS.

THE PHYSICIAN AND ASSISTING PHYSICIAN OF THE LATE KING.

TWO KAHILIS.

THE LATE KING’S STANDARD.

SOLDIERS. HIGH CHIEFS. SMALL KAHILIS. [COFFIN] SMALL KAHILIS. HIGH CHIEFS. SOLDIERS.

TWO KAHILIS.

HER MAJESTY, THE QUEEN.

HER ROYAL HIGHNESS, THE PRINCESS VICTORIA, HIS MAJESTY, THE KING, HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS, PRINCE KAMEHAMEHA.

THE KING’S CHANCELLOR, THE CHAMBERLAIN, THE KUHINA NUI.

THE MNINISTERS.

THE REPRESENTATIVES OF FOREIGN NATIONS.

The Governors of Islands.

THE MEMBERS OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL AND LADIES OF THE COURT.

THE FOREIGN CONSULS, AND THE POST CAPTAINS, COMMANDERS AND OFFICERS OF SHIPS OF WAR.

The Judges, Officers of Customs and other Government Officers,—Four deep.

Drummers.

HAWAIIAN INFANTRY.

FIRST HAWAIIAN GUARD.

FOREIGN MARINES, TAKING PLACE ACCORDING TO THE RANK AND SENIORITY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE COMMANDERS.

Fire Companies, four deep.

Hook and Ladder Company, four deep.

The King’s Yeomanry,—Four deep.

THE FOREIGN RESIDENTS AND FOREIGNERS BELONGING TO FOREIGN MERCHANT VESSELS,—SIX DEEP.

The native Population generally,—eight deep.

SOLDIERS,—FOUR DEEP.

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Those who attend the Funeral to assemble at the Palace at 10, A. M., on Saturday, the 6th of January, and the Procession to start at 11.

The LIne of Procession will be formed on the north side of King Street, fronting the Palace, the right resting on Richard St. Those who proceed with the remains of his late Majesty, will take their position North of the Palace, towards Richards Street. The public, generally, are invited to attend.

M. KEKUANAOA, Grand Marshal.

PALACE, DECEMBER 20, 1854.

(Polynesian, 12/30/1854, p. 1)

ORDER OF PROCESSION

The Polynesian, Volume XI, Number 34, Page 1. December 30, 1854.

Death of Kamehameha III and the accession of Kamehameha IV, 1854.

OLELO HOOLAHA.

NO KA MEA ua lawe ke Akua ola mau loa, mai keia ao aku, i ka MOI KAMEHAMEHA III, ko kakou alii aloha mamua iho nei; no ka mea hoi, mamuli o ke kauoha a ka MOI mamua iho nei a mamuli hoi o ka olelo hooholo a me ka Olelo Hoolaha a ka MOI a me ka Halealii ua kukala ia ka Mea Kiekie Liholiho, oia kona hope;

Nolaila, ke hoolaha nei ma keia olelo, o ke Alii Alexander Liholiho, oia ka MOI o ko Hawaii pae aina, a o kona inoa alii, o KAMEHAMEHA IV. Na ke Akua e malama ke Alii.

KEONI ANA,

Kuhina Nui.

(Polynesian, 12/16/1854, p. 2)

OLELO HOOLAHA.

The Polynesian, Volume XI, Number 32, Page 2. December 16, 1854.

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