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Patteson of the Isles by Mary H. Debenham

Mary H. Debenham’s short biography of the great South Sea missionary John Coleridge Patteson [1827-1871] entered the public domain this year. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing a copy of the book for digitisation. Mary H. Debenham [1864-1947], Patteson of the Isles. London: Oxford University Press, 1921. Hbk. pp.160. [Click to visit the download…

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John Hunt Pioneer Missionary to Fiji

John Hunt [1811-1848] was a Methodist missionary to Fiji. Hunt arrived in Fiji with his wife in 1839… His main task with Bible translation; he completed the New Testament and had begun the work on translating the Old Testament before his untimely death from dysentery. He was a person of deep religious feeling whose beauty…

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Patteson of Melanesia by Frank H.L. Paton

Frank Paton retells the life story of John Coleridge Patteson [1827-1871] the missionary bishop of Melanesia for a new generation of readers. My thanks to Redcliffe College for providing me with a copy of the book to scan. This title is in the Public Domain. Frank H.L. Paton [1870-1938], Patteson of Melanesia. A Brief Life…