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Richard Parker the mutineer is executed...
Item # 631091
September 6, 1797
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 6, 1797
* Richard Parker execution for mutiny
* President John Adams
The front page has: "Execution of Parker, the Mutineer", a rather infamous British sailor who was executed for his role as president of the so-called "Floating Republic", a naval mutiny in the Royal Navy (see hyperlink for much more). Also an address to the President from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, with his response signed in type: John Adams.
Four pages, loss to a lower corner, some wear at folds, foxing.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's