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Bligh, William, 1754–1817

An answer to certain assertions : contained in the appendix to a pamphlet entitled Minutes of the proceedings on the court martial held at Portsmouth, August 12, 1792, on ten persons charged with mutiny on board His Majesty's Ship the Bounty / by Captain William Bligh.

London : Printed for G. Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1794.
Physical Description:
[2], 31, [1] pages ; 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DU20 .B554 1794+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The appendix mentioned in the title was written by Edward Christian, in defence of his brother Fletcher Christian, the leader of the mutiny on the Bounty. Bligh in his 'Answer' collected evidence in his own favor in the form of letters, affidavits, and other documents. In document 5 Bligh describes the physical traits and distinguishing marks of each of the mutineers.
Last page blank.
English short title catalogue, T139642
Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 176
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 5913
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th century gilt-tooled red morocco, by Elizabeth Greenhill.
Subject Terms:
Bounty (Ship)
Bounty Mutiny, 1789.
Christian, Edward, -1823
Christian, Fletcher, 1764-1793.
Greenhill, Elizabeth, 1907-2006 -- Bookbinder.
Mutiny -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Nicol, G. (George), publisher.

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