The Hispaniola treasure,

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Author / Creator:Karraker, Cyrus Harreld.
Imprint:Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1934.
Description:122 pages 23 cm
Language:English
Subject:Phips, William, -- Sir, -- 1651-1695.
Phips, William, -- Sir, -- 1651-1695.
Treasure troves.
Shipwrecks.
Salvage -- Great Britain.
Salvage.
Shipwrecks.
Treasure troves.
Great Britain.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3477156
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Notes:Map ("Northern Hispaniola, Ambrosia bank, and the Abroxes, from the chart by Thomas Jefferys published 1775") on lining-papers.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-122).
Other form:Online version: Karraker, Cyrus Harreld. Hispaniola treasure. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1934
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Treasure-trove, ambergris, and wrecks
  • 2. Stanley's search for the Hispaniola treasure
  • 3. The treasure expedition of Captain William Phips to the Bahama Banks
  • 4. Phips discovers the Hispaniola treasure
  • 5. The expedition of Narbrough to Ambrosia Bank
  • 6. Accountability to the crown
  • 7. Corporate treasure project
  • Appendices. A treasure hunter's contract with the Lord Admiral
  • A petition for license to search for treasure in New Yorke
  • A commission to visit wrecks
  • Bond of a treasure hunter
  • Agreement of a ship's captain with his diver.