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1723, Tryals of 36 persons for piracy
1723 Trials of 36 persons under articles of piracy, robbery and felony in the Court of Admiralty in Newport. The trial lasted from July 10-12, 1723;
28 of the 36 were found guilty. Of the guilty, 26 were executed on July 19, 1723. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the
Rhode Island Historical Society Library).
Title:   Tryals of thirty-six persons for piracy, twenty-eight of them upon full evidence were found guilty, and the rest acquitted. : At a Court of Admiralty for tryal of pirates, held at Newport within His Majesties Colony of Rhode-island and Providence-Plantations in America, on the tenth, eleventh and twelfth days of July, anno Dom. 1723. Pursuant to His Majesties commission, founded on an act of Parliament, made in the eleventh & twelfth years of King William the Third, entituled, An act for the more effectual suppression of piracy. And made perpetual by an act of the sixth of King George.
OCLC Number:   62810885
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