The Resource Memorandoms by James Martin : an astonishing escape from early New South Wales, edited and introduced by Tim Causer

Memorandoms by James Martin : an astonishing escape from early New South Wales, edited and introduced by Tim Causer

Label
Memorandoms by James Martin : an astonishing escape from early New South Wales
Title
Memorandoms by James Martin
Title remainder
an astonishing escape from early New South Wales
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Tim Causer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
365/.340994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8950.N6
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Memorandoms by James Martin : an astonishing escape from early New South Wales, edited and introduced by Tim Causer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-179) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1003638050
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 187 pages ):
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781911576815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map, facsimilies
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1qp42gh
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37375052
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003638050
  • jstoro191157681X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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