An Account of the pirates with divers of their speeches, letters &c. and a poem made by one of them who were executed at Newport, on Rhode-Island, July 19th, 1723.

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  • Pirates -- United States -- Personal narratives.,
  • American poetry -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

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GenrePersonal narratives.
SeriesAmerican poetry, 1609-1900 -- no. 3.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16] p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16514362M

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