'Orion' Horne and the Bushranger Daniel Morgan


Discusses the poet Richard Henry 'Orion' Horne's writings on the bushranger Daniel Morgan, including his July 1864 letter to the Colonial Secretary offering to hunt down Morgan armed with a sword. Walker argues that Horne made this offer with his literary career, rather than justice, in mind.

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Published 1 October 1983 in Volume 11 No. 2. Subjects: Bushrangers.

Cite as: Walker, Robin Berwick. ‘'Orion' Horne and the Bushranger Daniel Morgan.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 11, no. 2, 1983, doi: 10.20314/als.0b2a8ca88b.