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Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 Mary Reibey : From Convict to First Lady of Trade
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The author states this novel 'is the story of that lady, who became a legend in her own time, and of her husband and their family. Mary came to Sydney in 1792, a fourteen-year-old convict girl. This novel is her story, based as far as records reveal, on fact. It portrays the lusty, bawdy days of early, rum-sodden and vice-ridden Sydney, the stranglehold the Rum Corps had on the colony, and the efforts of the Governors to restore order.'


  • Dedication: To my mother.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Ure Smith , 1975 .
      Extent: 248p.
      ISBN: 072540227X
Last amended 22 Apr 2016 09:03:28
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,
  • 1830s
  • 1840s
  • 1790s
  • 1800s
  • 1810s
  • 1820s
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