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Maritime Diary: Pride and Piracy: Bartholomew Sharpe (ca. 1650–1690)

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    Pride and Piracy: Bartholomew Sharpe (ca. 1650–1690). As he terrorized Spanish towns and ships in the Americas, English pirate Bartholomew Sharpe kept a
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      Pride and Piracy: Bartholomew Sharpe (ca. 1650–1690). As he terrorized Spanish towns and ships in the Americas, English pirate Bartholomew Sharpe kept a diary of his voyage and his exploits.

      About the Diary. In 1680 a band of English pirates sailed along the west coast of South America in what was then known as the South Sea, wreaking terror and destruction on Spanish ships and villages. Bartholomew Sharpe, the expert navigator who served as their captain, kept a diary of the voyage and his exploits. ...

      With link to 'zoomable' and readable pages upper right:
      http://www.themorgan.org/exhibitions/online/TheDiary/diary.asp?id=10
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