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The Pirates of the New England Coast 1630-1730

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Meticulously researched study based on authentic documents recounts lurid exploits, punishments of such hardened maritime brigands as William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders. Enhanced with almost 50 contemporary engravings and rare maps. Introduction by Captain Ernest H. Pentecost.

Synopsis:

Meticulously researched study recounts lurid exploits, punishments of William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders.

Synopsis:

Meticulously researched study recounts lurid exploits, punishments of William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders. Enhanced with almost 50 contemporary engravings and rare maps. Introduction.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

"INTRODUCTORY BY CAPT. ERNEST H. PENTECOST, R.N.R."

I. THE BEGINNINGS OF ENGLISH PIRACY

II. "DIXEY BULL, THE FIRST PIRATE IN NEW ENGLAND WATERS AND SOME OTHERS WHO FOLLOWED HIM"

III. "JOHN RHODES, PILOT OF THE DUTCH PIRATES ON THE COAST OF MAINE"

IV. "THOMAS POUND, PILOT OF THE KING'S FRIGATE, WHO BECAME A PIRATE AND DIED A GENTLEMAN"

V. "WILLIAM KIDD, PRIVATEERSMAN AND REPUTED PIRATE"

VI. "THOMAS TEW, WHO RETIRED AND LIVED AT NEWPORT"

VII. "JOHN QUELCH AND HIS CREW, WHO WERE HANGED AT BOSTON AND THEIR GOLD DISTRIBUTED"

VIII. "SAMUEL BELLAMY, WHOSE SHIP WAS WRECKED AT WELLFLEET AND 142 DROWNED"

IX. "GEORGE LOWTHER, WHO CAPTURED THIRTY-THREE VESSELS IN SEVENTEEN MONTHS"

X. NED LOW OF BOSTON AND HOW HE BECAME A PIRATE CAPTAIN

XI. CAPTAIN ROBERTS' CURIOUS ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAPPENED ON LOW'S SHIP

XII. THE BRUTAL CAREER AND MISERABLE END OF NED LOW

XIII. THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP ASHTON

XIV. NICHOLAS MERRITT'S ACCOUNT OF HIS ESCAPE FROM PIRATES

XV. "FRANCIS FARRINGTON SPRIGGS, THE COMPANION OF NED LOW"

XVI. "CHARLES HARRIS, WHO WAS HANGED AT NEWPORT WITH TWENTY-FIVE OF HIS CREW"

XVII. "JOHN PHILLIPS, WHOSE HEAD WAS CUT OFF AND PICKLED"

XVIII. "WILLIAM FLY, WHO WAS HANGED IN CHAINS ON NIX'S MATE"

XIX. PIRATE HAUNTS AND CRUISING GROUNDS

XX. PIRATE LIFE AND DEATH

APPENDIX

I CAPTAIN PLOUGHMAN'S COMMISSION

II CAPTAIN PLOUGHMAN'S INSTRUCTIONS

III DYING SPEECH OF CAPTAIN QUELCH

IV JOHN FILLMORE'S NARRATIVE

V "AN " ACT OF GRACE "

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486290645
Pentecost, Ernest H.:
Dow, George Francis
Edmonds, John Henry:
Edmonds, John Henry
Author:
Edmonds, John Henry
Author:
Dow, George Francis
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
New england
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Subject:
New England History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
New England History.
Subject:
Pirates -- New England -- History.
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Maritime
Series Volume:
62
Publication Date:
19960331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.11 lb

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Meticulously researched study recounts lurid exploits, punishments of William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders. Enhanced with almost 50 contemporary engravings and rare maps. Introduction.
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