The Felonry of New South Wales: Being a Faithful Picture of the Real Romance of Life in Botany Bay. with Anecdotes of Botany Bay Society

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In 1822, an ambitious but bankrupt mariner named James Mudie arrived in Australia. With the support and patronage of the Colonial Office he was appointed justice of the peace and went on to acquire a reputation as one of the harshest and most brutal magistrates in New South Wales. Published in 1837, as a gesture of protest against Sir Richard Burke's relative leniency, Mudie's account of the 'social, moral and political condition' of the penal colony terrified British readers. Using dramatic imagery and anecdotes to support ...

The Felonry of New South Wales: Being a Faithful Picture of the Real Romance of Life in Botany Bay. with Anecdotes of Botany Bay Society 2017, Andesite Press

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