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Author Pillet, René Martin, 1762-1816.

Title L'Angleterre vue à Londres et dans ses provinces : pendant un séjour de dix années, dont six comme prisonnier de guerre / par m. le maréchal-de-camp Pillet
Published Paris : Chez A. Eymery, 1815


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 ADPML SPC  941.073 Pil/Ava  LIB USE ONLY
Description xiii, 498 pages ; 22 cm
Notes "The author wounded at Vimiera (1808) was afterwards conveyed to England and confined on board the Brunswick hulk, at Chatham, where he displayed a bitter hatred of England, her gaols and gaolers and other institutions. There are several chapters upon crime and its punishments. Among these is one on Botany Bay, and others upon the hulks at Chatham, and the treatment of prisoners of war, which, in his experience, was very bad" - Ferguson, 622
Subject Brunswick (Prison hulk)
Prison hulks -- England -- Chatham
Prisoners of war -- England -- Chatham
Prisoners of war -- France -- Care -- England -- Chatham
Prisons -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.