Kalanimoku - Ali`i Letters
Kalanimoku, on behalf of Kaʻahumanu, informs the immediate royal family and close associates that Liholiho, Kamehameha II, and his queen, Kamāmalu, have died while away in Great Britain.
William Pitt Kalanimoku thanks Jeremiah Evarts for his influence in sending missionaries and the word of God to Hawaiʻi. Kalanimoku reports that many desire the word of God.
Kalaimoku writes to Rev. Hiram Bingham dismissing the blame placed on the missionaries for other foreigners' misconduct. He encourages their goodness and their teachings and professes his own faith in God.