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Dealing with a pirate ship...

Item # 693217

March 07, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 7, 1771  Page 2 has: "America" with a report from Charleston concerning a fire at the wharf. Another page has a report from Newport, Rhode Island which notes: "...a large white-bottomed Bermudas built Sloop, had turned Pirate and captured a French schooner with 3000 dollars...and also robbed another. That an armed vessel was dispatched in quest of the pirate, & had retaken the French schooner...with 12 of the pirates on board, who were committed to gaol."
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's