- Bligh, William, 1754-1817
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- William Bligh manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
- Restricted access. Request access to this collection.
William Bligh, naval officer and colonial governor. While in command of the transport ship Bounty in the South Pacific, Bligh's crew mutinied, the story of which later served as inspiration for many novels and films. Bligh briefly served as governor of New South Wales, Australia from 1806-1808. To Frederick Pollock, lawyer and future judge : 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Jan 1816 : (MISC 0630) : advising a Mr. Wylde not to go to New South Wales, and giving reasons.
Using the collection
LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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