The Hanging at the Brisbane Windmill

'In 1841 two Aboriginal men were sentenced to death for a vicious murder that they may not have committed. They were hanged from a makeshift gallows on the windmill, the most prominent landmark in the convict settlement of Brisbane. This is the story of a flawed legal system determined to drive home the terror of a new law to local Aborigines, and the people caught up in a bloody rush to justice.'

Christopher Dawson (2009)
44 pages, with illustrations and full endnotes
Only $6.50 (BRGHS members: $4.50) 

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