Declaration of John Bois of the Wade
1718-02-24 ca.
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John Bois of the Wade (frigate) was taken by a French pirate ship, the Mary Anne. The consort of the Postillon took a French pink, which they fitted out and then sank the Mary Anne in Samana Bay. They then plundered Spanish ships and ships from New England, Bermudas and Jamacia, but got plundered by an English pirate ship. The pirates had 130 white men and 50 Spaniards, black or Indians. The ship had 26 guns, 4 swivel guns and was commanded by Edward England. They went on to Barbadios and then to Guinea and Brazil.


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