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Memorandoms by James Martin : An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales - (Paperback)

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An Astonishing Escape from Early New South Wales. Among the vast body of manuscripts written and collected by the philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham 17481832, held by UCL Librarys 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 Mary and
Number of Pages: 187
Genre: History, Literary Collections, Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2018
TCIN: 53270296
UPC: 9781911576822
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-5699

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