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Innocent on the Bounty : the court-martial and pardon of midshipman Peter Heywood, in letters

Author: Peter Heywood; Nessy Heywood; Donald A Maxton; Rolf Du Rietz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first complete publication of a rare collection of letters and poems written from 1790 to 1792 telling the compelling true story of Peter Heywood, a young Royal Navy midshipman on H.M.S. Bounty wrongly accused of mutiny, and his sister, Nessy, who worked to save him from being condemned and executed for this crime"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heywood, Peter, 1773-1831.
Innocent on the Bounty.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013
(DLC) 2013003023
(OCoLC)810122544
Named Person: Peter Heywood; Nessy Heywood; Peter Heywood; Nessy Heywood; Peter Heywood
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Heywood; Nessy Heywood; Donald A Maxton; Rolf Du Rietz
ISBN: 9781476601694 1476601690
OCLC Number: 839304544
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part one: The letters --
Part two: The poems --
Appendix 1: Additional correspondence --
Appendix 2: List of correspondents --
Appendix 3: Peter Heywood's naval career.
Other Titles: Court-martial and pardon of midshipman Peter Heywood, in letters
Responsibility: Peter Heywood and Nessy Heywood ; edited by Donald A. Maxton and Rolf E. Du Rietz.

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