Vendovi. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expeditio. 1844. Veidovi, or as he became known to the crews of the expedition, Vendovi. A Fijian chief, from the island of Rewa, he was ‘arrested’ for the murder of the crew of an American trading boat, t

Sketch of Fijian chief Vendovi or Veidovi from the island of Rewa. He was forced to surrender to Peacock’s crew to be taken to America to be tried for the murder of sailors from trading ship Charles Daggett. He died on board ship. (Album/Alamy Stock Photo)