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Dear Sir: The postals, album and papers, received, and I thank you very much for the kindly interest you have taken. The scenes are exceedingly satisfactory and some seem very familiar, also, many of the names. Continue reading →
An Interesting Letter From a Woman Who First Saw the Light in Honolulu—Remembers Old Landmarks.
Southampton, U. S. A.
February 4, 1909.
To Mr. James Steiner.
Dear Sir: I am sending one dollar, and will you please send me that amount in postcards, after deducting the postage? I was born in Honolulu, and visited the place several times afterwards, as my father was a whaling captain. Continue reading →
The picture above shows a part of the town of Honolulu capturing the grounds of what is called now, the Executive Building [Iolani Palace], seen between the years from 1852 and 1854. Continue reading →