Amanda Kaladelfos, David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellow 2010, for her project, Citizens of Mercy: Bushrangers, Punishment and Public Opinion in colonial NSW, which examines popular conceptions of crime, punishment and justice during the later colonial period. Her project will look at the way ordinary citizens conceived of justice and law, by examining the vigorous protests and organized opposition to the sentence of capital punishment Ð particularly as applied to bushrangers' during this period.

David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship
The principal purpose of the David Scott Mitchell Fellowship is to encourage and support the use of the Mitchell Library's collections for the study and research of Australian history in writing and publication amongst scholars, researches and the wider community, including internationally.

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