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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
"bounty," Mutiny of the
A mutiny which took place on the ship Bounty , on the 28th April 1789, bound from Otaheite to the West Indies, on the part of 25 of the crew, who returned to Otaheite after setting the captain (Bligh) adrift with others in an open boat. Bligh reached England after a time, reported the crime, to the seizure at length of certain of the offenders and the execution of others. Those who escaped founded a colony on Pitcairn Island.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for '"bounty," Mutiny of the'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/bounty-mutiny-of-the.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.