Author:POWELL, Michael F


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1784 : The Battle of Mudeford. card covers.

By: POWELL, Michael F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Natula Publications, Christchurch, Dorset, 1993,:

Seller ID: 54374

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 ... View more info