Recollections of King Kamehameha V

Today in history — December 11, 1872 — King Kamehameha V died on his birthday at age forty-two. He never took advantage of people, but never allowed people to stay at the palace without working, according to Rufus Anderson Lyman. A lawyer and politician, Lyman befriended Kamehameha V and wrote a biography about him. Read more about it in “Recollections of Kamehameha V.”

“Recollections of Kamehameha V: Bold and Wise Sovereign as Remembered by R. A. Lyman”
The Pacific commercial advertiser, December 11, 1902, Page 9


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