Lot 441King Kamehameha III, Document Signed twice "Kamehameha" and also "Keoni Ana" as Kuhina Nui, May 14th, 1849, left side of 18½" x 13" document in Hawaiian and right side in English, each side signed, Royal seal at center, appointment of Edwin Oscar Hall as Director of the Government Press; partial red Royal wax seals; minor aging, Very Fine and scarce document.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Keoni Ana, full name John Kalaipaihala Young II (1810-1857), was a politician in the Kingdom of Hawaii, serving as Kuhina Nui (1845-55) of the Hawaiian Islands and Minister of Interior.
Lot 442[Kamehameha III], May 14, 1849 Government of The Hawaiian Islands document signed by Edwin O. Hall, Minister of Finance under Kamehameha III and early Missionary; vertical fold, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400.