The extent of the Hawaiian Kingdom, 1857.

By Authority.

[CIRCULAR.]

Department of Foreign Relations,
City of Honolulu, 16 March, 1856 [1857].

Sir:—I have the honor to make known to you that the following islands, &c., are within the domain of the Hawaiian Crown, viz:

Hawaii, containing about 4,000 square miles.

Maui, ” ” 600 ” “

Oahu, ” ” 520 ” “

Kauai, ” ” 520 ” “

Molokai, ” ” 170 ” “

Lanai, ” ” 100 ” “

Niihau, ” ” 80 ” “

Kahoolawe, ” ” 60 ” “

6,050

Nihoa, known as Bird Island.

Molokini, Lehua, Kaula, Islets, little more than barren rocks;—

and all Reefs, Banks and Rocks contiguous to either of the above, or within the compass of the whole.

With the highest respect, I have the honor to be, Sir,

Your most obd’t, humble servant,

R. C. WYLLIE.

To William Miller, Esq., H. B. M.’s Commissioner, &c. &c. &c.

Monsieur,

Monsieur Louis Emile Perrin, Consul Commissioner and Plenipotentiary, of H. I. M., &c. &c. &c.

Hon. David L. Gregg, U. S. Commissioner, &c., &c., &c.

(Polynesian, 3/28/1857, p. 2)

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The Polynesian, Volume XIII, Number 47, Page 2. March 28, 1857.

 

 

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