Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 03122
Claimant: American Seamans Friend Society
Other claimant:Rev. S.C. Damon
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Chaplain Lane, King St.
Statistics: 3611 characters 557 words
No. 3122; [American Seamans Friends Society], Honolulu, 11 January 1848
F.R. 162-163v2


Claim 3122, Samuel C. Damon

To the Honorable board of Land Commissioners, &c.,
In conformity with the laws of this Kingdom, I now, as authorized agent and Representative of the American Seaman Friends Society of United States enter my claims for two lots of land in Honolulu and designated as follows:

No. 1. Lot upon which the Seamans Chapel stands in main Street and bounded in front side by street; back and east side by native lands, and on West by land of S. Reynolds & natives. I have been told this piece of land was given for the purpose to which it is now appropriated by the King.. I have no papers to show for it.

No. 2. Lot upon which my dwelling house stands. Bounded: East by Wm. Ladd's premises. South by land of the King, West by Catholic premise ....

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.... u a report. Both he and Kekuanaoa consented to this request after which the chief was informed and he also agreed. They have had a chapel since that time to the present and I have not heard that anyone has objected. A chapel is standing there now.

2. House lot: The boundaries are exactly as it has been noted in the claim document. It has been enclosed. The boundaries are:
Mauka, Kahuna Street
Waikiki, William Ladd's lot
Makai, moo lot
Ewa, French kahuna's lot.

Deil had received this lot from Kauikeaouli in 1833 and he had lived comfortably till the place was acquired by this person here, and to this time no one has objected.
T.C.B. Rooke, sworn, John Ii's information is true; I have known in the same way.

[Award 3122; R.P. 1894; Chaplain Lane Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .47 Ac.; R.P. 2473 & 1894; King St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .09 Ac.]