Title:Records relating to the Bark Lucy Ann : Typescripts (carbon), 1842
Creator/Contributor:Great Britain, Consulate (Tahiti), creator
Creator/Contributor:Earnshaw, John W.
Typed transcript copies of records transferred to the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Australia, in 1936, relating to the "mutiny"
on the Lucy Ann off Tahiti in 1842, when 11 seamen, including Herman Melville, refused to do duty. The records include copies
of the complaint of the master, Henry Ventom, to Charles B. Wilson, the British consul; depositions against the 11 seamen;
correspondence of the consul with the provisional council of Tahiti concerning the trial of the "Mutineers" and the escape
of certain prisoners; and medical certificates. With the papers is a letter of transmittal from John W. Earnshaw, Sydney,
May 28, 1947.
Subject:Wilson, Charles B
Lucy Ann (Ship)
Typed transcripts of originals in: the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Australia (1936)
1 portfolio (16 leaves).
BANC MSS P-N 120