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Author O'Brien, Brendan, 1909-

Title Speedy justice : the tragic last voyage of His Majesty's vessel Speedy / Brendan O'Brien
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : Published for the Osgoode Society by University of Toronto Press, 1992
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Contents Cover; FOREWORD; PREFACE; CAST OF CHARACTERS; PASSENGER LIST; MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS; 1 The Scene; 2 Natives, Society, and the Law; 3 'Cozens Kill My Brother, I Kill Cozens'; 4 The Lake Ontario Naval Force; 5 The Speedy Sails; 6 Disaster; 7 Aftermath; Conclusion; APPENDIX: THE PETITION OF THOMAS PAXTON JR, 1827; NOTES; INDEX; ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
Summary <P>Brendan O'Brien recreates the wreck of the Speedy in this exciting account. In the process he examines several related issues, including the administration of justice for native people in Upper Canada, the reasons for the disappearance of the vessel, and the role of the governor in the tragedy.</P>
Analysis Ontario
Shipwrecks History
Notes Reprinted in 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, April 11, 2019)
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Subject Speedy (Ship)
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Ontario
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Ontario
Shipwrecks -- Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History -- 19th century
Criminal justice, Administration of.
HISTORY / Canada / General.
HISTORY / Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History
Lake Ontario.
Genre/Form History.
Speedy (Schiff)
Form Electronic book
Author Osgoode Society
ISBN 1487580002 (electronic bk.)
9781487580001 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)