Henry Thompson and Edward Keliikue Reynolds return from California, 1867.

Returned.—With the arrival of the letter-carrying ship of ours, the Comet, this past Sunday, a number of haole familiar to us have returned; also returning aboard it was Henry Thompson (Kamikana) of the bar of Hawaii nei, the one who was allowed to serve as a lawyer in the courts of California. Also returning was E. Keliikue Reynolds, the son of an old familiar haole of ours named Lanai [Stephen Reynolds]. This child was born in Hawaii nei, and his mother, Neki, is still living. It is a wonderful thing that he has returned to see the land from whose breasts he fed.

(Au Okoa, 10/17/1867, p. 2)


Ke Au Okoa, Buke III, Helu 26, Aoao 2. Okatoba 17, 1867.


2 thoughts on “Henry Thompson and Edward Keliikue Reynolds return from California, 1867.

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