Sailors and Rum, at Sea and Ashore

Deadly Harpoon: A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of Black Peter” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary, edited & introduced by Glen Miranker, BSI (BSI Press 2018)

12 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2019

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Ross E. Davies

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty; The Green Bag

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

An examination of the regulation and culture of grog in Victorian maritime life, using a scenario drawn from a Sherlock Holmes story -- “The Adventure of Black Peter.”

Keywords: rum, whiskey, Navy, Caribbean, provisioning, scurvy, Majesty in Council, two years before the mast, merchant marine,

Suggested Citation

Davies, Ross E., Sailors and Rum, at Sea and Ashore (2018). Deadly Harpoon: A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of Black Peter” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary, edited & introduced by Glen Miranker, BSI (BSI Press 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3356173 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3356173

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