The pirates of the New England Coast, 1630-1730 /

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Author / Creator:Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936.
Imprint:New York : Dover Publications, 1996.
Description:xxii, 394 p.
Subject:Pirates -- New England -- History.
New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
New England.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Edmonds, John Henry, 1873.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Table Of Contents
  • List Of Illustrations
  • "Introductory
  • 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