10 April 1997
A box-lock Pocket Pistol signed J. Smith, London, with Birmingham proof marks for 1813, said to have belonged to William Bligh.
Harriet Bligh, William Bligh's daughter, and thence by descent to the previous owner.
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Exeter, Powderham Castle, William Bligh, Extraordinary Seaman. A look at his life and times, 1982, illustrated in the exhibition catalogue p. 33.
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