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4 November 1843 - Father Joseph Chevron to Father Jean-Claude Colin, Tonga


Informs Colin of arrival of Bishop Guillaume Douarre, en route for Wallis as co-adjutor to Bataillon. The arrival of the French naval vessel carrying Douarre, and the goodness of the captain and crew have had a remarkable effect on the Tongans, turning them much more favourably to the Catholic Church. The material needs of the Tongan mission are very great: a list is given.