PITCAIRN ISLAND: Won: A Constitution

One thing above all others the British Navy was slow to forgive: mutiny. Though Pitcairn Island had become a British colony in 1893, British ships still shunned the faraway, surf-swept island where the mutineers of the Bounty had settled. Until World War II, a representative of the British High Commission for the Western Pacific had visited lonely Pitcairn less than once a year.. When Native Lands Commissioner Henry Evans Maude hopped ashore on Pitcairn two years ago, he knew that his would probably be the last official visit for the war's duration....

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