Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently. Mary Krout.
Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently.
Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently.
Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently.
Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently.

Hawaii and a Revolution; The Personal Experiences of a Newspaper Correspondent in The Sandwich Islands During the Crisis Of 1893 And Subsequently.

London: John Murray, 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. London. 1898. xiv,332pp. plus plates. Original red publisher's cloth, gilt. A bright clean book with very miner bumping to the lower corners and no wear to head or tail. Internally clean. With 8 photographic plates including the frontice piece Very good. Bookplate on front pastedown of Society of Writers to Her Majesty s Signet Solicitors in Scotland were previously known as "writers"; Writers to the Signet were the solicitors entitled to supervise use of the King's Signet, the private seal of the early Kings of Scots. Records of that use date back to 1369. In 1532, the Writers to the Signet were included as Members in the newly established College of Justice, along with the Faculty of Advocates and the Clerks of the Court of Session. The Society was established in 1594, when the King's Secretary, as Keeper of the Signet, gave commissions to a Deputy Keeper and 18 other writers. In civil actions in the Court of Session, a pursuer is required to have his writ stamped with the Signet to give him authority from the Queen to serve the writ on the defender. That conferral, called "passing the Signet," was previously carried out by the Signet Office, the administration of which was one of the Society's responsibilities In her narrative, the author notes that she first visited Hawaii in 1893 with a prejudice in favor of the native people, but her views quickly shifted to favor the new political regime, saying, "whatever had been done had been done of necessity and with wisdom and forbearance. Very good. Item #143

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