A General History of the Pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, to the present time
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A General History of the Pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, to the present time

By Daniel Defoe
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Table of Contents
  • A GENERAL HISTORY OF THE PYRATES,
  • THE PREFACE.
  • THE CONTENTS.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAP. I. Of Captain AVERY, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. II. Of Captain MARTEL, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. III. Of Captain TEACH, alias BLACK-BEARD.
    • CHAP. IV. Of Major STEDE BONNET, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. V. Of Capt. EDW. ENGLAND, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. VI. Of Capt. CHARLES VANE, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. VII. Of Capt. RACKAM, and his CREW.
    • The LIFE of MARY READ.
    • The LIFE of ANNE BONNY.
    • CHAP. VIII. Of Capt. HOWEL DAVIS, and his Crew.
    • CHAP. IX. Of Capt. BAR. ROBERTS, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. X. Of Capt. ANSTIS, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XI. Of Capt. WORLEY, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XII. Of Capt. GEO. LOWTHER, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XIII. Of Capt. LOW and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XIV. Of Capt. JOHN EVANS and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XV. Of Capt. JOHN PHILLIPS, and his CREW.
    • CHAP. XVI. Of Captain SPRIGGS, and his CREW.
  • THE HISTORY OF THE PYRATES.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • A PROCLAMATION, for suppressing of PYRATES.
    • S. Jago de la Vega, Febr. 20. A Letter from his Excellency Sir Nicolas Laws, our Governor, to the Alcaldes of Trinidadoon Cuba, dated the 26th of Jan. 1721-2.
    • A Letter from Mr. Joseph Laws, Lieutenant of his Majesty’s Ship, Happy Snow, to the Alcaldes of Trinidado.
    • The Answer of the Alcaldes of Trinidado, to Mr. Laws’s Letter.
    • Mr. Laws’s Reply to the Alcaldes Letter.
    • The Answer of one of the Alcaldes to Mr. Laws’s Reply.
  • CHAP. I. OF Captain AVERY, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. II. OF Captain MARTEL, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. III. OF Captain TEACH alias BLACK-BEARD.
  • CHAP. IV. OF Major Stede Bonnet, And his CREW.
    • The Lord Chief Justices’s SPEECH, upon his pronouncing Sentence on Major STEDE BONNET.
  • CHAP. V. OF Capt. Edward England, And his CREW.
    • A LETTER from Captain Mackra, dated at Bombay, Nov. 16, 1720.
  • CHAP. VI. OF Captain Charles Vane, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. VII. OF Captain John Rackam, And his CREW.
  • The LIFE of MARY READ,
  • The LIFE of ANNE BONNY.
  • CHAP. VIII. OF Captain Howel Davis, And his CREW.
    • A Description of the Islands of St. THOME, DEL PRINCIPE, and ANNOBONO.
  • CHAP. IX. OF Captain Bartho. Roberts, And his CREW.
    • A DESCRIPTION OF BRASIL, &c.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
    • XI.
    • A List of the White-Men, now living on the high Land of Sierraleon, and the Craft they occupy.
    • The TRYALS of the PYRATES,
  • CHAP. X. OF Captain ANSTIS, And his CREW.
    • To his most sacred Majesty George, by the Grace of God, of Great-Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c.
  • CHAP. XI. OF Captain WORLEY, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. XII. OF Capt. George Lowther, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. XIII. OF Captain Edward Low, And his CREW.
    • Resolution of the Mayor and Common-Council of the City of New-York, at a Common-Council held at the City Hall of the said City, on Thursday the 25th of July, Anno. Dom. 1723.
    • The Preamble of Captain Peter Solgard’s Copy of his Freedom.
  • CHAP. XIV. OF Capt. JOHN EVANS, And his CREW.
  • CHAP. XV. OF Captain John Phillips, And his CREW.
    • The Articles on Board the Revenge.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 3.
    • 4.
    • 5.
    • 6.
    • 7.
    • 8.
    • 9.
    • The dying Declarations of John Rose Archer and William White, on the Day of their Execution at Boston, June 2, 1724, for the Crimes of Pyracy.
    • First, separately, of Archer.
    • And then of White.
    • Of both together.
  • CHAP. XVI. OF Captain SPRIGGS, And his CREW.
    • An Account of the Pyracies and Murders committed by Philip Roche, &c.
    • An ABSTRACT of the Civil Law and Statute Law now in Force, in Relation to Pyracy.
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