The Origins of International Rivalry in Samoa: 1845–1884
III. Secondary Sources—Contemporary
III. Secondary Sources—Contemporary
This class includes memoirs and contemporary accounts of the nature of primary sources of information.
Aylmer. A Cruise in the Pacific.London, 1860.
Bahse. M. F. Wirtschafts—und Handels verhaltinsse der Fidschi—Tonga—und Samoa—Inseln.Leipzig, 1881.
Bougainville, Louis A. Comte de. Voyage autour du Monde. 2 Vols. Paris, 1772. (Pp. 123–32.)
Brenchley, J. L. Jottings during the Cruise of H.M.S. Curaçoa in 1865. London, 1873. (Chaps. 3 and 4.)
Brown, George. Autobiography, 1908.
Callander, J. Terra Australis Cognita. Edinburgh, 1766–68. 3 Vols. (An account of the voyage of Roggewein. Vol. 3.)
Churchward, William B. My Consulate in Samoa. London, 1887. (An account of the islands and affairs within the islands, 1881–85.)
Cooper, H. Stonehewer. Coral Lands. 2 Vols. London, 1880. (Vol. 2, Chaps. I–IV. Samoa, with some account of the activities of Stewart, Steinberger, and the Godeffroy firm.)
Coral Lands and the Islands of the Pacific. London, 1888. (A fuller edition.) Chaps. XXV–XXVII.
Cumming, (Miss) C. F. Gordon. A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War. Edinburgh, 1882. (This gives some account of the activities of the Godeffroy firm, but it is based to some extent also on the New Zealand Blue Book, 1874.)
Dalrymple, Alexander. An Historical Collection. London, 1775. (Vol. 2 includes a translation of Behring's account of the voyage of Roggevein.)
Des Voeux (Sir), G. W., G.C.M.G. My Colonial Service. 2 Vols. London, 1903. (This gives some account of his part in the Sydney Inter-Colonial Convention.)
D'Ewes, J. China, Australia, and the Pacific Islands in the Years 1855–56. London, 1857. Chap. VI. The Navigator Islands.
Dumont D'Urville, Jules, S. C. Voyage autour du Monde. Paris, 1853. 2 Vols. (Samoan Islands, Vol. 2, pp. 79–90.)
Ellis, W. Polynesian Researches. 4 Vols. London, 1836. (Gives general account of missionaries' work, chiefly in the Society Islands.)
History of the London Missionary Society. London, 1844.
Erskine, J. E. Journal of a Cruise Among the Islands of the Western Pacific … of H.M.S. Havannah. London, 1853. (Some descriptive account of Samoa, pp. 34–112.)
Fleurieu. Voyage autour du Monde avec un examen critique du voyage de Roggewein. Paris, 1798.
Galoup de la Pérouse. "Voyage Round the World." Translated into English. London, 1798. (Vol. 3, pp. 58–127 relate to the Navigator Islands.)
Hydrographischen Amt. Die Forschungsreise. S.M.S. Gazelle in den Jahren 1874 bis 1876. Berlin, 1889. (Th. 1 Der Reise Bericht, Chap. XIV, pp. 258–76.)
Hood, T. H. Notes of a Cruise in H.M.S. Fawn, in 1862. Edinburgh, 1863. (Pp. 28–145, a descriptive account of Samoa.)
Hutton, James. Missionary Life in the Southern Seas. London, 1874. (Chap. X. The Samoa or Navigator Islands, written very much from the missionary standpoint.)
Kotzebue, Otto von. A New Voyage Round the World, 1823–26. London, 1830. 2 Vols. (Vol. 1, pp. 253–87. The Navigator Islands.)
Lundie, G. A. Missionary Life in Samoa. Edinburgh, 1846. (His journals, edited by his brother.)
Murray, A. W. Forty Years' Mission Work in Polynesia and New Guinea, 1835–75. London. (Largely an account of mission work in Samoa.)
Missions in Western Polynesia. London, 1863. (An account of missionary voyages undertaken from Samoa to the surrounding islands.)
The Bible in the Pacific. London, 1887. (An account of the history and method of translating the Bible.)
Phillips, Charles. Samoa, Past and Present, a Narrative of Missionary Work in the South Seas. London, 1890.
Pritchard, W. J. Polynesian Reminiscences. London, 1866. (This is valuable as an early non-missionary eye-witness account.) Pp. 50–208, 376–428, relate to Samoa.
Roggeveen, De Reis van. Mr. Jacob Roggeveen. Ed. Baron F. E. Mulert, 1721–22. Linschoten-Vereenigung, 1911.
Russell, M. Polynesia. Edinburgh, 1845. (Navigator Islands, pp. 267–78.)
Selwyn, G. A. Letters on the Melanesian Mission. London, 1855.
Stair, J. B. Old Samoa. London, 1897. (Largely an account of native Samoans by a missionary who was many years in Samoa, 1845.)
Stevenson, Robert Louis. Vailima Letters. (Tusitala Edition used. Vol. XX.) London, 1924. (This includes A Footnote to History, pp. 69–212.)
Trood, Thomas. Island Reminiscences. Sydney, 1912.
Turner, G. Nineteen Years in Polynesia. London, 1861. (Pp. 95–355, Samoa. Deals with people, customs, mission work, etc.)
Samoa, a Hundred Years Ago and Long Before.
London, 1884. (Devoted to native customs, etc.)
Vogel (Sir), Julius. New Zealand and the South Sea Islands and their Relation to the Empire. London, 1878.
Wakeman, W. Report on the Navigator Islands. New York, 1871.
Walpole, F. Four Years' Cruise on H.M.S. Collingwood, 1844–48. London, 1849. 2 Vols. (Vol. 2, pp. 320–90, The Navigator Islands.)
Whitehouse, J. O. A Register of Missionaries and Deputations, 1796–1877. L.M.S. London, 1877.
Wilkes, Charles. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition during the Years 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. 5 Vols. Atlas 1 vol. Philadelphia, 1844. (Vol. 2 relates to Samoa, pp. 74–262.)
Williams, John. A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands. London, 1838. (This is very important, not merely as an early descriptive account, but also as expressing missionary theories as to the ultimate results of their work.)