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Liliuokalani, Queen
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4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,800 USD
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226
Liliuokalani, Queen
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Liliuokalani, Queen

Appointment of Paul Isenberg to her Privy Council. Honolulu, 31 August 1891

Oblong folio (11 5/8 x 18 in.; 295 x 456 mm.). Printed document accomplished in manuscript, signed "Liliuokalani R[ex]" and "Samuel Parker", minister of Foreign Affairs, engraved royal crest in top margin encircled by printers' ornaments, embossed red-papered seal.


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appointment to the queen's privy council.

This appointment was made at a critical time. King Kalakaua had recently died (20 January), and his sister Liliuokalani acceded to the throne. She gathered around her a cabinet of individuals who supported her concept of the monarchy, incurring the wrath of the Bush-Wilcox crowd, which found expression in the columns of the Bush-owned newspaper Ka Leo o ka Lahui. The paper called insistently, but in vain, for a new slate of privy councillors.

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York