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A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c...

[frontmatter 1]Illustration: Capt. Hen,Morgan before Panama which he took from the Spaniards.
[frontmatter 2]A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. To which is added, A Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the most Noted Pirates. Interspersed with several Remarkable Tryals of the most Notorious Malefactors, at the Sessions-House in the Old Baily, London. Adorn'd with the Effigies, and other material Transactions of the most remarkable Offenders, engraved on Copper-Plates.
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[frontmatter 4]The Introduction.
[frontmatter 5]The Introduction.
Page 1A General and True History of the Lives and Actions of the most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c.
Page 2A True and particular Relation of the Victory obtain'd by the Arms of his Catholick Majesty, against the English, Pyrates, by the Direction and Valour of Don John Perez de Guzman, Knight of the Order of St. James, Governor and Captain General of Tierra Firme, and the Province of Veraguas.
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Page 4A Description of the Island of Cuba.
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Page 13A Letter of Don Alonso del Campo y Espinosa, Admiral of the Spanish Fleet, to Captain Morgan, Commander of the Pirates.
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Page 20The Life of Capt. Phillip Stafford.
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Page 25A Song.
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Page 27Verses. By Capt. Stafford.
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Page 28aIllustration: The Golden Farmer and the Tinker.
Page 29The Life of the Golden Farmer.
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Page 30aIllustration: Sawney Beane at the Entrance of his Cave.
Page 31The Life of Sawney Beane.
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Page 33The Life of Captain Dudley.
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Page 39The Life of Old Mob.
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Page 45The Life of Major Stede Bonnet.
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Page 49The Lord Chief Justice's Speech, on his pronouncing Sentence of Death on Major Stede Bonnet.
Page 50The Life of Sir John Falstaff.
Page 50aIllustration: Sir John Falstaff & his Companions at Gad's Hill.
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Page 57The Life of Arthur Chambers.
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Page 64The Life of Sir Gosselin Denville.
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Page 69The Life of Robin Hood.
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Page 75The Life of Thomas Dun.
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Page 78aIllustration: S. Cunningham's adventure with his Old Nurse and Astrologer.
Page 79The Life of Sawney Cunningham.
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Page 86The Life of Walter Tracey.
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Page 94aIllustration: Nan. Holland & Tristram Savage Robbing Dr. Trotter in Moorfields
Page 95The Life of Ann Holland.
Page 96The Life of Dick Morris.
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Page 99The Life of Jack Goodwin.
Page 100The Life of Will Elby.
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Page 102The Life of Thomas Witherington.
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Page 111The Life of Thomas Rumbold.
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Page 120aIllustration: Capt. Hind Robbing Col. Harrison in Maidenhead-Thicket.
Page 121The Life of Capt. James Hind.
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Page 125To the Memory of Captain Hind. By a Poet of his own Time.
Page 126The Life of Claude du Vall.
Page 126aIllustration: Du Vall Robbing Squire Roper, Mast'r of ye Buck Hounds to King Charles II. In Windsor Forest.
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Page 130Apindarick Ode. To the Happy Memory of the most Renown'd Du Vall. By the Author of Hudibras.
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Page 132The Life of James Batson.
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Page 138The Life of William Nevison.
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Page 141The Life of Jack Bird.
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Page 142aIllustration: Capt. Avery & his Crew taking one of ye Great Moguls. Ships.
Page 143The Life of Captain Avery.
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Page 148The Life of Captain Martel.
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Page 150The Life of Captain Teach, alias Black-Beard.
Page 150aIllustration: Captain Teach commonly call'd Black Beard.
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Page 152By his Magesty's Lieutenant-Governor, and Commander in Chief, of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, A Proclamation, Publishing the Rewards to be given for apprehending or killing Pirates.
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Page 154aIllustration: Captain Edward England.
Page 155The Life of Captain Edward England.
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Page 157A Letter from Captain Mackra, dated at Bombay, November 16, 1720.
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Page 163The Life of Captain Charles Vane.
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Page 165The Life of Captain John Rackam.
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Page 167The Life of Mary Read.
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Page 169The Life of Anne Bonny.
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Page 171The Life of Captain Howel Davis.
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Page 175A Description of the Islands of St. Thome, Del Principe, and Annobono.
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Page 180The Life of Captain Bartho. Roberts.
Page 180aIllustration: Capt. Bartholomew Roberts
Page 181A Description of Brasil, &c.
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Page 186The following is the Substance of the Articles, as taken from the Pirates own Information.
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Page 191A List of the White Men, who lived on the High Land of Sierraleon, when Roberts was there, and the Craft they occupy.
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Page 199The Trials of the Pirates. Taken by His Majesty's Ship the Swallow, begun at Cape Corso-Castle, on the Coast of Africa, March the 28th, 1722. [;] You, James Skyrm, Michael Lemmon, Robert Hartley, &c.
Page 200You, Harry Glasby, William Davison, William Champnies, Samuel Morwell, &c.
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Page 202William Church, Phil. Haak, James White, Nich. Brattle, Hugh Riddle, William Thomas, Thomas Roberts, Jo. Richards, Jo. Cane, R. Wood, R. Scot, Wm. Davison, Sam. Morwell, Edward Evans, Wm. Guineys, and 18 French Men. [;] Tho. Sutton, David Sympson, Christo. Moody, Phil. Bill, R. Hardy, Hen. Dennis, David Rice, Wm. Williams, R. Harris, Geo. Smith, Ed. Watts, Jo. Mitchell, and James Barrow. [;] You Dav. Sympson, Wm. Magnes, R. Hardy, Tho. Sutton, Christo. Moody, and Val. Ashplant. [;] Warrant of Execution. [;] William Phillips.
Page 203Harry Glasby, Master.
Page 204Captain James Skyrm. [;] John Walden.
Page 205Peter Scudamore.
Page 206Robert Johnson. [;] George Wilson.
Page 207Benjamin Jeffreys. [;] Jo. Mansfield.
Page 208William Davis.
Page 209The Life of Madam Churchill.
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Page 211The Life of Jack Ovet.
Page 212The Gentlewoman's Answer.
Page 213The Life of William Cady.
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Page 216The Life of Thomas Wynne, A House-breaker and Murderer.
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Page 218The Life of Thomas Savage.
Page 218aIllustration: Tho: Savage Returning to Hanah Blay's Lodgings.
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Page 220The Life of Colonel Jack.
Page 220aIllustration: Colonel Jack Robbing Mrs. Smith going to Kentish Town
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Page 231The Life of Whitney.
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Page 235An Account of the Murder of the Reverend Mr. John Talbot.
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Page 237The Life of the German Princess.
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Page 242Verses on the German Princess.
Page 243The Life of Thomas Waters.
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Page 245The Life of Captain Evan Evans.
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Page 247The Life of Stephen Bunce.
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Page 250The Life of Dick Low.
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Page 252The Life of Jack Hall
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Page 254The Life of Dick Hughes.
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Page 256The Life of Harvey Hutchins.
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Page 258The Life of Jack Withers.
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Page 260The Life of Will Maw.
Page 261The Life of Nicholas Wells.
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Page 263The Life of William Holloway.
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Page 265The Life of Avery.
Page 266The Life of Dick Adams.
Page 267Mr. Adam's Bill, April the 20th, 1711.
Page 268The History of the Waltham Blacks and their Transactions, to the Death of Richard Parvin, Edward Elliot, Robert Kingshel, Henry Marshal, John and Edward Pink, and James Ansell, alias Phillips, at Tyburn, whose Lives are also included.
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Page 271A Letter to Mr. C.D. in London.
Page 272The Life of Joseph Blake, alias Blueskin.
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Page 274The Life of Jack Shepherd.
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Page 277The Life of Moll Raby.
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Page 279The Life of William Gettings.
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Page 280aIllustration: The Murder of Thomas Thynn Esq. in Pall-Mall
Page 281The Life of Capt. Uratz, Highwayman, and Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; in the Pall-Mall.
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Page 283The Life of Lewis Houssart.
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Page 285The Life of Jonathan Wild.
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Page 292The Life of Tom Jones.
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Page 294The Life of Tim. Buckley.
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Page 296The Life of Mol Cutpurse, a Pickpocket and Highway-woman.
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Page 299The Life of Jonathan Simpson.
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Page 301The Life of Moll Jones.
Page 302The Life of Tom Taylor.
Page 303The Life of Jack Witherington.
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Page 306The Life of Tom Cox.
Page 307The Life of Simon Fletcher.
Page 308The Life of Patrick Flemming.
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Page 310The Life of Sawny Dowglas.
Page 311The Life of William Bew.
Page 312The Life of John Cottington, alias Mul-Sack.
Page 312aIllustration: John Cottington alias Mull Sack Robbing ye Oxford Waggon Wherein he found Four Thousand Pounds in Money.
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Page 315The Life of Tom Austin.
Page 316The Lives of Edward and Joan Bracey.
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Page 318The Life of Ann Harris.
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Page 320The Life of Tom Sharp.
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Page 323The Life of George Seager.
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Page 325The Life of Ned Bonnet.
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Page 328The Life of Jack Shrimpton.
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Page 330The Lives of Cristopher Dickson, John Gibson, and Charles Weymouth.
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Page 332The Lives of Edward Burnworth, alias Frazier, William Blewit, Thomas Berry, Emanuel Dickenson, William Majoram, John Higgs, &c.
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Page 337The Life of Tom Kelsey.
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Page 339The Life of Richard Keele.
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Page 341The Life of Patrick O-Bryan.
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Page 343The Life of Eleoner Sympson.
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Page 345The Life of Edward Hinton.
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Page 347The Life of Captain Worley.
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Page 348aIllustration: Capt. George Lowther and his Company at Port Mayo, in the Gulph of Matique.
Page 349The Life of Capt George Lowther.
Page 350The Articles of Captain George Lowther, and his Company.
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Page 354The Life of Captain Spriggs.
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Page 356The Life of Captain Philip Roche, &c.
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Page 358The Life of Captain John Gow, alias Smith.
Page 359The Life of Captain Brigstock Weaver, and William Ingram.
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Page 361The Life of Captain John Upton.
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Page 363The Life of Captain Edward Low.
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Page 368The Life of Captain John Jaen.
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Page 370The Life of Ned Wicks.
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Page 372The Life of Nan Hereford.
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Page 374The Life of Tom Marsh.
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Page 376The Life of Jack Addison.
Page 377The Life of Andrew Baynes.
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Page 379The Life of James Filewood.
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Page 381The Lives of William Ward, Samuel Lynn, Ralph Emmery, Robert Vickers, John Prior, and Francis Parquet.
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Page 383The Lives of John Trippuck the Golden-Tinman, Robert Cane, Thomas Charnock, and Richard Shepherd.
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Page 385The Lives of John Hawkins and George Sympson
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Page 389The Lives of Will Ogden and Tom Reynolds.
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Page 391The Life of Zachary Clare.
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Page 395 [i.e. Page 393]An Account of Sarah Malcolm.
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Page 395The Life of Tom Dorbel.
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Page 397The Lives of Jack Collings, Kit Moor, and Daniel Hughes.
Page 398The Life of John Price.
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Page 401The Lives of Tom Garret, Kit Banister, and John Wheeler.
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Page 404The Life of Catherine Hayes.
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Page 411The Life of Mr. Robert Foulkes.
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Page 413The Life of Colonel James Turner.
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Page 415The Life of Harman Strodman.
Page 416The Life of Jack Collet, alias Cole
Page 417The Life of Jocelin Harwood.
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Page 419The Life of Richard Walton, commonly call'd the Conjuror.
Page 420An Elegy on the Death of Richard Walton.
Page 421Epitath. [;] The Life of John Stevens, alias Henry Cook.
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Page 427A Complete Index of Malefactor's Names.
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