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Author Causer, Dr Tim.

Title Memorandoms by James Martin : An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : National Book Network International : UCL Press, 2017.


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Contents Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Picture credits; Dedication; Contents; List of illustrations; List of abbreviations; A note on the ages of the escapees; Introduction; The Bryant party's escape and convict absconding in early New South Wales; The journey to Timor and the escapees' recapture; Back in Britain: James Boswell and the fate of the surviving escapees; The Mary Bryant 'legend' and interpretations of the story; Jeremy Bentham, and Panopticon versus New South Wales; The Memorandoms: previous editions and the manuscripts; Memorandoms by James Martin
A note on the presentation of the textNotes; Introduction; Memorandoms by James Martin; BibliographyArchival Sources; Newspapers and periodicals; Parliamentary publications; Published primary sources; Secondary sources; Fiction; Index
Summary Among the vast body of manuscripts written and collected by the philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), held by UCL Library's Special Collections, is one of the most important documents in the histories of European Australia and of convict transportation. The Memorandoms of James Martin is the only known narrative written by members of the first cohort of prisoners transported to Australia, is the first Australian convict narrative, and is the only first-hand account of the best-known Australian convict escape. On the night of 28 March 1791, James Martin, William Bryant, his wife.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-179) and index.
Subject Martin, James.
Prisoners -- Great Britain.
Escaped prisoners -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Exiles -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Prisoners' writings.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
Escaped prisoners. (OCoLC)fst01763764
Exiles. (OCoLC)fst00918139
Prisoners. (OCoLC)fst01077103
Prisoners' writings. (OCoLC)fst01077268
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
New South Wales. (OCoLC)fst01204788
Chronological Term 1788-1851
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Open Access Publishing in European Networks.
Other Form: Original 1911576828 9781911576822 1911576836 9781911576839 (OCoLC)990960118
ISBN 9781911576846 (electronic bk.)
1911576844 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000060404319
AU@ 000060102132
GBVCP 1008668745

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