JOHN KNATCHBULL From Quarterdeck to Gallows Including the Narrative Written by Himself in Darlinghurst Gaol 23rd January-13th February 1844 Now Published From the Original Manuscript With Retrospect of His Life

Author: Roderick (Colin)
Year: 1963
Publisher: Angus and Robertson
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st Australian Edn.
Book Condition: Vg
Price: 5.00
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Hardback. John Knatchbull was a naval captain and convict found guilty of murder in 1844. He was one of the earliest to raise in a British court the plea of moral insanity (unsuccessfully). He was hanged outside Darlinghurst Gaol, Sydney, NSW, on February 13, 1844. Illus., Conclusion, References, Bibliog. and Index. 278pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Sl sunned covers o/w Vg. no dw.

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