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Fresh light on Bligh

some unpublished correspondence

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      • Cover title.Reprint. Originally published as two separate monographs : Some correspondence of Captain William Bligh, R.N., with John and Francis Godolphin Bond, 1776-1811. Sydney : G. Mackaness, 1949. -- (Australian historical monographs ; v. 19) and Fresh light on Bligh ... [s.l.] : G. Mackaness, [1953]. -- (Australian historical monographs ; v. 29)Includes bibliographical references.

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        LC Classificationsnodata
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        Paginationxvi, 104 p. :
        Number of Pages95
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        ISBN 10nodata
        2Australian historical monographs -- new ser., v. 5

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Apart from the nine mutineers Fletcher Christian, Edward Young, John Mills, Isaac Martin, William Brown, William McCoy, John Adams and John Williamsthere were five Polynesian men, one boy, 12 women and a baby girl aboard when the Bounty arrived at Pitcairn.London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1811. " Bligh was also capable of holding intense grudges against those whom he thought had betrayed him, such as Midshipman and ship's gunner ; in regard to Heywood, Bligh was convinced that the young man was as guilty as Christian.

The Boat Fresh light on Bligh very deep and much lumbered, and in this condition we ere cast adrift with about 28 Galls. At day light Fletcher Christian who was Mate of the Ship and Officer of the Watch, with the Ships Corporal came into my Cabbin while I was a Sleep, and seizing me tied my hands with a Cord, assisted by others who were also in the Cabbin all armed.

The others, however, became equally alarmed in their turn, dreading that such symptoms would come on, and that they were all poisoned, so that they regarded each other with the strongest marks of apprehension, uncertain what would be the issue of their imprudence.


Towards noon the rain abated and the sun shone, but we were miserably cold and wet, the sea breaking so constantly over us, that, notwithstanding the heavy rain, we had not been able to add to our stock of fresh water. I had now only two pounds of pork left. Thus in early 1939, Bond decided on the strategy of close defence of SouthernFresh light on Bligh the Singapore island. We were very little better than starving, with plenty in view; yet to attempt procuring any relief was attended with so much danger, that prolonging of life, even in the midst of misery, was thought preferable, while there remained hopes of being able to surmount our hardships.

Soon after, an extensive opening appeared in the main land, with a number of high islands in it. On the next morning I anchored under the Fort, and about II O clock I saw the Governor Wm.

Bligh had confidence in his navigational skills, which he had perfected under the instruction of. Mixed-Structure Utilizes distinct systems e. I steered to the WNW. I however call'd loudly for assistance, but the conspiracy was so well laid that the Officers Cabbin Doors were guarded by Centinels, so that Nelson, Peckover, Samuels [ie Samuel] or the Master could not come to me.

William Bligh's Narrative of the Mutiny on the Bounty (London: George Nicol, 1790)

If Mackaness read these Letterbooks, it must be questioned: why did he downplay the status of Campbell as "hulks overseer"? We could effect but little with the oars, having scarce strength to pull them; and it was becoming every minute more and more probable that we should be obliged to attempt pushing over the reef, in case we could not pull off.

Removing all the potatoes from the ground, and practicing as well as other basic, good gardening habits, will help to eliminate the chances of blight returning for a second successive year. For dinner, I served some of the damaged bread, and a quarter of a pint of water. Notwithstanding the roughness with which I was treated, the remembrance of past kindnesses produced some signs of remorse in Christian.

One was convicted but excused on a technicality.