170 years ago today - Feb 14, 1853 • Monday

[George Q. Cannon]
After noon went over to Waihee by invitation of Mr. Edmunds to preach the funeral sermon of his eldest child, a half white who died yesterday. The natives [Hawaiian] a good many were assembled and upon our congregating in the house, they refused to come in on account of my being a Mormon and manifested, many of them, a very bad spirit, being filled [with] prejudice and bigotry. I spoke in Native & in English as there were several whites present.

[The Journal of George Q. Cannon, Church Historian's Press, https://churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon]

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