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POWELL, Michael [Mike] F. 1784 : The Battle of Mudeford. (Christchurch, Dorset): Natula Publications, (1993). Pp 72. Numerous drawings, diagrams and photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is a well researched episode in a conflict between England’s eighteenth century Revenue service and the local smugglers of the county of Dorset. Smuggling, an integral part ofthe regional economy was dealt a significant blow because of the involveme nt of the navy. Larger, better equipped naval ships manned by experienced crews that were motivated by profit created a formidable deterrent to the illegal trade. The tragedy of this development as that it resulted in the escalation of violence that culminated in the Battle of Mudeford. Very good. 20.00
Title: 1784 : The Battle of Mudeford. card covers.
Publisher: Natula Publications, Christchurch, Dorset, 1993,:
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