Christian Cyclopedia

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Patteson, John Coleridge

(April 1[2?], 1827–September 20, 1871). Miss. bp.; b. London, Eng.; educ. Eton and Oxford; to New Zealand with G. A. Selwyn* 1855; bp. Melanesia 1861; cruised among the islands in the Southern Cross. Tr. Bible; reduced native languages to writing. Probably slain by natives on a visit to Nukapu (Nikapu) in the Santa Cruz islands.

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