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Punishment short of death

a history of the penal settlement at Norfolk Island

by Margaret Hazzard

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Published by Hyland House in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norfolk Island
    • Subjects:
    • Penal colonies -- Norfolk Island -- History.,
    • Exiles -- Norfolk Island -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret Hazzard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8962.N67 H39 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 284 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2982960M
      ISBN 100908090641
      LC Control Number84234106
      OCLC/WorldCa13412372

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