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150 Til i: POLY N LSI A N.
in the years 1-1)2. n:):,nM.I I i !M. !,. he no n: -,!, .-IV.io:, lo o::r ships cr vc,scl, i;rn, ami ho immediately pet Imp If at
more p'ir:ifMhrlv in the latter year, wlem.in tho-e mms, rr any hindrance whatsoev- their he ad. Alv.rez was ..with another c.d-
' , ,... 1 II ! ..1 :.. .. ,.,,..imi i! i ! ((i nlif ill-
Vlsi)r!r I onr M aestV a long, 1 H'.-miimii, inn,imii in i r-i.iv
v: ri'.'n i:i Kara!
;oo'l I'.iiv Im;h the ' CI'.
Mtli of January to the !i oNYbrnarv. perous and happy reLrn. I am lholher
I be..j leave lo i:i!'o;n all c-: ! ; i : . i -: i
vessels, v.V.c, u:a, t!iat w- have la-fi heat
ed with the greatest fri" idiiip. aM -nlio.i
a'i;l lio)ltulilyJy the whole of the inhah
i : : i 1 1 s of this l.-la id : pa : t i ; t : ! i i by
Tnm a ih M aah. its Kin r : to who-; par
ticular ran; I wonld ia :'"r.i:,.i' :id n'l vis:'-
(Sienid) hvtwii Amaaii.
tljilst (Jill. IHIO.
co :.i .v r s i .' at i: i.
tv. o :i;
crs to entrust th( ms.dvcs. no! wi'hs'a-'dii: g
wo have beeai tre-a'"! with the ::: ; a'cst
attention and civility !y every ot!a r chief;
they aro however to be trusted v.iih prop
er caution. Kahon Mvloi, in earn 'in
stance, Inving not nltnge'.ht-r acted "; ;..!
lo the character I h ive given r
writ mr.r, em my lormer visit. u ii uposo, he scut h-rw
T.imnnh Mtiah's conduct has bee.i of; auiine the mmiiiion of the enemy ami the
t!ic linst friendly nature . sup .!;. i:;;; us ' ainra-hfft to iheir stronghold. They had
with every refreshment the Island uilbrds, ; t..,'.jp,- ,,,.,',,. their way umkscovt red, ami fa
aad oilier neecss ary nr'.icl s, v. id. out the 1 ...... .a i,, tin; sauie; eaicumstanea's that cna-
reeti ii. .lalia was carefully placed upon a
laam lc," a nulo eliair stippcated hy poles,
and placed in the rear under a utroug gaard.
)y tin; time they reached the hill, it was
jl.roml day-Iiht; however, they immediately
coi:!ine:ieedtl;e ascent, hat had iml advanced
liar, v.hui a haul yell, riuxtcded hy a wail
iuhiehwas echoed from a thoiiaad voices,
!nke n; m their ears, i'otnalc's corpse had
!;cea diseoverid, and the prisoner were iniss-u-.-f.
Vlsi ( i" the warrior's, stnpified hy
Vhile the traa--;:';ti - which I have vela- (;, .i, .,, ,1 ( itl.t i regardless of, er not j;cr
ted in the I a.-! eha;1er were ta'sia;: place, ; ct -. tj0 .mroKS pn.xiiaity oi'their foes,
A I .!-. w..s hy a I aeatis i'le. Ailou ini; : , ,, a; t;,Wa; ds. the village, lbllowed hy a
!.. ;. I.... i.i'H'i. j i . . i i ' i i . .!... ....
ll women aaa tiiiiuren, id si:u uiv; ie-
a ya;.?: Oi' i:
a an a i l .w
i i : : . i ::i ; Kttlo ars.iv, weave-t! iy taeir lia-ty nnreii, ; Uilu
I ,i .. ). ..! Ii.ru!iiil
sjaes to e.-
iirideasaiit task of h arti rin.;' in smcIi
things ; and for his friendly and p:d he
h.iviour I eiused a l irr1 l i' to ho l:ii!t
hh-d liliha to eli'eet her dei;;a undetecled,
tliey peia tialed ev.n to the ihes, and were
witnesses of tliri .''CiU'lil! coaiasi ill, and want I ., . ., I'.,.,. .,, littl,. (,Mn,,i(i,m in n .-wli
and iuxen him, ealled.c Hrilannia ; her (), ..0(,uui;,m w hich leaned ilma-limit the j ill('rhl, iVtrvi!!it ov j SCa!in;: the walls. The
' ' I In I ess. Iv('lll Mlil.'i S)ttlill, I ) l 1 1 l. ,.,.,.,.'., i.iol in in ciiili'ii mil !l frell-
their discovery to ll.eir eoiamander, w ho de-j , ,.., mu..a(.n, ,,'1 that had net escaped to
lenniaed to make an attar!; at break ofday. . jK? vj;;..,,,. l.eh.w, followed, 'j'he siyht i
eonper, tiaih'd on the slern of that w ssel.
l r 1 1 .
m w www to i:::o.m an vi-aters
mains of their chief.
I'oiaale had heen so alisolnfe, that he had
allowed no rivals in his government, and now
in the time of need there were none to take
the command. Iii tho rush which followed
the discovery of the corpse the appioaches
to the lean le had heen deseited, so that the
mis met in
a... !... .t-.ii. ,.c i.'. a : i '
1I.4LL..I .11'- . il .'I I M't U.lt III U ,HI .lllil . . , . .... l..i... I ,,i .n-.'i hit .i
conned oitiie pmemal cm "is ! ll.isl.-p , ...
i i iii i iii- , . t';e a ;r);t s e;n.a;-e.
land, asseni'e;'ii on hoard Ins I"; luiume , , ,. , . ,.
M . . i' i j i j I lavi.v a-"ii!:U''l h:' tarn, lie made h.f
j'd :iesty s es I und'a inv c annand J t' ir,
Taniuli a:l!. madothe most s ! -mn j k'ilAV!i U) i;,i'm' W5ll5;);it iu'i;v ,H
sion possible, oflh- ,:n. of Ovvhrv to i'ward, ohserMn- pn.ioiu.d enc.e.
His Hrita-inic Maj siv, U h.ars, ,Vc and I l!l ,""ilM Kl,i!i:l' il,ln' --""v-
him vlf with the atlend'm ; e'd-fs u.,:lai. ! hi.ae.df of Ihe dead, of ins late aala-onl,
mo:lsly acknowledged t.hemlvcs sahjeels ' had tak.-a Julia in his urnw, and agisted hy
to tlo"lJritis!i crown. I !a!ih:i, left the house and weie then making
T therefore, in the rnme of the Ki;rr ! tin ir way tou ards the camp. They made a
my Mas'or, recommend him to lie tripled ! wide ci. ceit (Voai th hasocd" the hi'd, to avoid
with all the kindness he y july will he any strajleis who iai.';!it have intercepted
fo'iad to merit ; as also the other chiefs ! their retreat. V.rith tho exception of an oe
and inhabitants of the Id ted, insnch tnan- ca dunal harking of a d.jr that crossed their
ner as their conduct hereafter may entitle path, nothing occurred to alarm them. The
ihcin to deserve, and I likewise be leave ires on the hiil he;;aii to ;.now dim, and the
lo recommend Messrs. John Voiine; and shouts and s ine;; of the n veiu rs wcac he
Isaac Davis, lo whose Ferviees not only i comiii laiiilm- every lamuenl. Nothi'i
the persons, under my con nnnnd ! sh -wed as vet, that his escape had heen dis-
have been highly indebted for the ir o; 1 i eovered; all the crowd were e vidently fast
o.Ticcs, but I am coavinee.l t nat throu;.di .-ivi:!;.; way hefro the eliects of the rolonr
l!ie uniformity of llx ir ceasdact, and un- d 'h. Julia Mill hun-T lifeless in his
remitting ;e;ood advice to Tannah Maah I ;u.,ns ti:Ki rscCt a sdi-jht puUnion of the
and tho dill'erent chiefs, that they have ; )l( a.t) ,a.( wll5 i;s ol!C (1p ,!,. dead. Having
been materially instrnmenlal in e-au-nn;!; l(,:iciicd u water-coarse, they stopped, and
the honest, civil, and attentive behaviour j pi;ilia lia!;(:il licr ;;;,trr'rf lviu iV i 1 in it.
.ueiy experience.! ny an :sncrs, ii.rii uliicil sontovIiat restored her. She opened
the LI -ody remains of the prisoners, hunj a
!ro;.li;es u;:ou t!ie cue mv Lates, .-tuaulated
.n. u d.
he inhabitants of this Uaud ; as contra-! U r !Muj .IZPli wihlly ahoul,and mut
y to the reports tnal have been pubhhed u ;i V. y:oy naliv( u
n Kne ad to their prat ens,rae e . ; 4.,.1SJ(1 t;1(,n ,pr uau;p:ml)
ihe inhu,nane,,ndne-tof the,eil;ia:.del,V;in(Uh;i ,;!;(,,v ' llo, wifll ll(1. CullM
alrj ady de ep desire for revenue. Jav
ie recily revelh;d ia l lond, ciaelty, hist
The demon of destruction had
".one foith, and no ijiiarter was gicn. In
i'an'.s were da. lied fjridiift the roe-ks, er
strung upon t pear.s aad held aloft with cries
of exaltation. The fijihtin-me n perished as
they were Ihuiid; some sense les-; from eh imk
euaeas, re v;v( d l ut te rece ive their death
: trol;e; eitlu-rs fiught with frantic despera
tion to the last, making the foremost ef their
as.-a:!a;its kite tho dust, hut falling finally,
padie-d hy numhe rless hlows, while the vic
tois, as if endeavoring te wreak vengeance
on eh ath i!:-edf for depriving them teo soon
of their prey, mangle d their life less hodics in
a me.st horrible and disgusting manner.
Crowd; of women, surprised amid their rev
els, crowned with triumphal wreaths, crim
soned with the hlood tho sacrificed pris
oners, now sent up screams of terror, or cries
ibr mci cy; hut they fi ll upon hearts as mer
ciless as their own, ami the ir only answer
was cuiscs, a 'Uvy were home to the edge
of the precipice, and dashed down upon the
craggy roe ks heneath.
While this work of death was going on,
the; mountain, which for days past hael heen
mu a sy hegau to emit dense clouds of smoke,
t A . " . I I I t . t
. i i : i i . . . . i i
i', tmy have understood In r Invkeu sentences, ilhmiiuated hy hursts ef flame which shet im
prior ie me resi nnvg oi toe sai
mnAno1 t Itolli ' ( 1 1 t l "n rd In. r
a..s,cVe., reun.ninemthe Island: bu I . 'f. V"'r 1(ht:' Um n adics high into Ihe air, accom-
um imae.piainted with tie ir iutemlions, '! to h.ndly panieel hy dce;-temcd matteiings and shak-
w!,ether directed to m-lVd or s.en.ieions l" ,U(; -. ' " ' : , ings o, the ca.ti,. J'.ac!, blast see-med as if
purposes I ,nll"h .uVt'li " 111 "cr cv,"' :"'::;:v ( ! thmah-r, c iitaied in t!a: bosom of tho earth,
Sach bvin- the ore-ent situa'ion of i.us Pa. g y.a. sa.oeu
what we have ewee-riencod in Owvheo. I
' i: i i: ... 4 !. i i ... : . . .
leave this testimony for the -uhlauce of i ' 1 il ""milJl "hl",,i1 " '"iiu-1 N here luid been tho excitement of. tlm
- 1 1 o 1 1 m i . i , v. ' 1 1 1 . 1 1 1. o iii ine: oos .in oi me eartli
spared them, and fu'mk-; uttei cd peal upon pe al, and sought to escape
i recove r, they proceeded from its prison hcuso by bursting jts walls.
other visiters, which, that they may ben
cfit by, is the sim e rest wish oi' their hum
(Signed) dim. Vwrorvm:.
His Ilritamiio Majertv's doop
Discovery. Toe, 'ah lay ,
Owyhee, 2d JMarcli, 17nl. )
hecotning heated, recoiled at its t,.
shivened into a thousand liagtneiit
bursting of shedls, and with the noise 0f
tillery rapidly elischargeel. Its path on .
sides was lim el by forests, which cr.n'
ami shrive lh el before it like a bitiiiiivr
I'irc wetuld burst out in spots, nne
rivaisly for a while, filling the air will.
ing olume,s ed' flame', and hiirnii. t;li(i'
and the n be succeeeled by simdv e so ,,
as to darken the' sun. it was an jmfril
taede, and all watched it in 'ear amlji
ishmeait. I lours passed thus, and on f ( ,
wider, deeper, ami more fiery eny n,,n,
As it appa'eiached the valley w he-re I'm,,,;
hoely lay, it shot like: a stre am of water ,j
the declivity leading to it, and pri'cijiiu
itse lf almost instantaneeMisly on the il.ff.
village, buried all but a few who h;i,
suliie ienl piesencc of mind to flee carh
the day, hene-ath its fiery waves. S.m.
di n and deep was the stream, tbut the ttL.
hla.eel but for a moment, and then ,iv(lV
whelmed far below ihe burning torrent. (
wild cry of agony arose from its wret-i,.
ielims aad all wais over. "'J'he jr,
the mountain hael consumed the bones r.;'
priest," and tho prophecy was accoaijdiv!,.
'J'he stream soon spent itself in the p1.
beneath, and by night all was jnii 1 1 . ,
ing the hissing and expleisiem ef gnsscswi,
arose from the luiid mass. A leve!;iv
elevotcd to ravaging the country, and
stroying such stragglers as hael e scaped i
the battle and the eruption. o sm
had bee n the revenge, anel so terril.lc audi
expected the catastrophe which overwlit'
ed their tribes, that the spirits of the' m
vers were broken, and they never anim
tured to attack those from whom tiicvl
receive d so severe a le sson. J'vcn to!
day, tho story ef the burning tormit.i
the anger of their goddess Pole, with the e
structioa of the ir people, is told with a p
ticularity which shows that time ba :
yet dimmed the recollection of the e vent
Having completed the work of destructi
Jviana's warriors, rejoicing in his sa.e
turned their steps homeward. y the- ti
they arrived, all traces of the iaroael of I
male had disappeared, and the town in'.:
eel as cheerful an aspect as before.
Seirreiw ami suderins still wei'dieel lira'
upon Julia, anel although she occasion,
seemed like her former Kolf, and rcco-jw-those
about her with terms of enelcann'
yet those lucid intervals were short, am!
mind would immediate ly relapse into a t
of entire forge tfuluess of those about h
and the dreaelful scenes through whide
hael passe d. Her brother was wrun?''
anguish, as ho listened to the: ahiin.-t eLi'
prattle of he r wanderings, in whie h slue
stanlly spoke of her early home, nnd iitti;
i se-e-med to fancy that she still spoite d in'
halls ed' he r ancestors. Kvon the o-ev
so affectionate to its mistress w as re iinn'
e'd, nor was her fle et poney forgotten '
had so frequently borne; her in the fu
w as disposed to conver,e. , hattle, that m ither party had taken notice of! of vouth ver the green pastures ef h
III! K- l!!ll..V 1 I'lf L' in I. ...I ..I' . I . . . . . . " .
l.iliha li lt supreuM ly happy lhat she had e f- xwy0 jl,rv d( iMon Irations. hut when if be.
fected.the, escape of bar hi other, w hi!e he I ,r,Ml Ut slacken, and the viete rs prepare to
wa wholly engi.;ed by his ecc for the l-ne- i:,jw the vanquished to the vallev henenth
ly l.urih a that h: lane'.
the violent eruption and trembling had in-
'i'he gre'v light e.f the morning be-gan te ere ae'd to such a degn e, that tho -stoutest
stria!: the ho;i on, n: d eilijets about them ' w a re appalled, and the rage; of man lediast
at Ihe struggles id nature, ceaiseal. Alvire.
and Jviaua had met and embraced, and now
Mow ing with great rapidity dow n its side.
were becoming onite di-tiu. t bedhre! thev had
His Mo.t Sacred Majesty, (leorge 111, of, half accomplished their j iirney. Suddenly
the United Kingdom of (Jn at Ihitaiii , the ipiiek eye d" Lililin eh tee-n d something
anel Ireland, King, J) d'endei of the moving hi advan-e of them, and attracting
I'ailll, c. i:c. e-. I Kiana's atte-ntie n to it, they e-oueeak d thein-
ao'rilHii We Kamaah amaah I'ing of se lves behind a projecting roclc, and tin re i Alvirez, w ho had witnessed similar eruptions
tho Sandwich Islands, wishing to render j wakdiod its movement. Another, and then in New Spain, and was unallected with the'
every assistance lo the ships of His Most j another appeared, until finally a large body superstitious awo with which the savages
Sacred Majesty's subject, who visit these j men weae; se en cautiously approaching the looked upon it, saw at a glance the; direction
seas, have sent a ledfer by ('apt. Spene-e, hill they had s lute ly b it. ()a e-oming near- it would take, and ordered his men to await
ship Duke of 1'ortUiml. to His Majesty : er, Kiar.a recogai.e d the bright he line ts and the event. Dow n it came, at times with the
since which Timoree, Jung of Atooi, has gaudy clank of his own htaly-guaid, and rapidity of lightning, then stealing and creep-
tlur's patrimony, rivalling the gazelle)
swittne.s. Jler memory never recurred
the period whe n misfortune overtook th 'j
in he r sickness she lived her cliilellii'J(,fj tt?.:t?
ing illness, whieh love and care J"21
soon dispel, and his attentions w eac reil' "J
led. Tin. ii...,:,, ....ii,.... -a' tier C&Z
e increasing palene ss of Iut
stood regarding the mountain. A stream fjcheck, addeal to the delicate transparent!
lava was see n issuing from a crevice, and i her complexion, while the briidiliaW TT
dedivcri'd his fsland up, and we tire now
in possession of tho whole of ihe Sand
wich Islands, we as subjects to His Most
Sacred Majesty, whdi to have a Seal and
Anns sent from Jlrita'm, so as there m..;
making a well known signal with his voice,
they stopped nud looked tow aids him. A
moment eifjoful recognition pa.-.-cal, and ha
related his e scape.
on tl.i ii
I n v w i re'
v. ay lo surpi i -e Ih'j
ing on winding among the- ravine's like a fiery
serpent, blasting all hethie' it. Occasionally
it would e at its way hi ueath the ground, rais
ing up hills, and le -appear at some distant
spii! when- h a-l epee. d. The- porous locks
eyes, which now shone with almost a f; . :,
natural lustre, mocked his iiieehl'D ' ""
faculties with hopes of returning health. I
not so her brother; he had been ten '
with disease to be thus deceived. 1 ; to ' t;
day, ami night after night, they, assi
l.iliha, whose interest ia the patient 1 vj;-.
se-arce ly second to theirs, watched Kvt t:;;
and it w as a struggle of affection wlm.tr j
should yield ihe post. It wns H'M"lll!'Ca
ither ed thelhrea; would leave', inilil
ed by the ir igils, their ilioopii'S rV j
warned them of their use. k&.-ness.