Henry Harris

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Haole resident of O‘ahu when ship Brooklyn stopped at Honolulu in June 1846; fell in love with one of the company, Mary Addison; subsequently sailed on Brooklyn to Yerba Buena (later San Francisco), California, where they married; brought lawsuit on behalf of other Brooklyn passengers against Sam Brannan for misappropriating funds; returned to Hawai‘i when suit failed; operated a store with his wife in Honolulu in December 1850; planned to return to California in August 1852. (See Bagley, Scoundrel’s Tale, 469; Stellman, Sam Brannan, 51–52; Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 190; Farrer diary, Aug. 19, 1852; GQC journal, Dec. 14, 1850.)