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Henry Adams
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Quatermaster of the Fancy.


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A Coruña
The mutiny of the ship Charles the Second 69 69 130 130
After not getting paid, the crew mutinied and turned the Charles the Second into a pirate and renamed her Fancy, commanded by Avery. For the ship in which this piracy was committed, was an English vessel, called The Charles the Second, belonging to several merchants of this city, designed for other ends, and a far different voyage, which by these criminals, with the assistance of one Every, their captain, in all these villanies, was seized near the Groyn in Spain, in May 1564. from which place, having first by force, set captain Gibson the commander, on shoar, they carried off the ship. The pirates came in the James galley.
1695-09-01 ca.
The Fancy came to Bourbon 130
"We thinking to go to Madagascar fell in with an Island called Dunmasquereen belonging to the French, and is about 50 Leagues from Madagascar. Having two and twenty French men on board we sent some of them and some English to the factory to know if they would let us victual there, upon which the Govemor of the Island came on board and entertain’d us very kindly"
1696-03-17 ca.
Every sent a letter to Trott WP 130
Four of Every's men took a small boat to Nassau, the island's largest city and capital, with a letter addressed to the island's governor, Sir Nicholas Trott. The letter explained that the men's warship of forty-six guns, the Fancy, had just returned from the coast of Africa, and the ship's crew of 113 self-identified interlopers (unlicensed slavers) now needed some shore time. In return for letting the Fancy enter the harbor and for keeping the men's violation of the East India Company's slaving monopoly a secret, the crew would pay Trott a combined total of £860. Their captain, a man named "Henry Bridgeman," also promised the ship to the governor as a gift once his crew unloaded the cargo. "Having cleaned our ship we came away for the West Indies designing for New Providence where arriving within six Leagues we sent a letter to Coll Trott the Governor, and three men, Hollingsworth, Chinton and Adams by name, Capt Every read the Letter to us which was to this effect, That we were soldiers of fortune and had done no Christian Nation any damage and were the King’s subjects and to know whether he would entertain us, we sent a present of £500 with the letter. Adams came back in the Governor’s own sloop with some Gentlemen of the Island and brought us from the Governor a Cask of Wine, a hogshead of Beer and a Cask of sugar and told us we should be very welcome, whereupon  we weighted anchor for Providence, where coming we fired all our Guns and the Governor answered us Gun for Gun"
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