The Monserrat Merchant encountered pirates
1717-11-29
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Thos. Knight of the Monserrat Merchant reported that they met two pirate ships and a sloop. The captain of the pirates name is Kentish and captain Edwards (alias for Stede Bonnet accoring to Wikipedia) belonging to the sloop, and they report the ship has 150 men on board and 22 guns mounted, the sloop about 50 white men, and eight guns.


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