The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and Plate of Pirates, Galleons, Etc., which are Sought for to this Day
Sturgis & Walton Company, 1911 - Počet stran: 423
Pirates are famous in popular culture for their vast hoards of stolen jewels and gold. Rumors and legends of secret stashes of riches have circulated since the days of the pirates themselves. Plunder this true history of pirate treasures, some of which are still being sought to this day. Bags of gold ingots, chests filled with strange coins, rare polished jewels, wrecked ships, and riches buried in sandy beaches await you. Informative and reliable, this book offers many clues for treasure hunters.
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Admiralty Adventure Galley anchor Armada ashore Bellomont Blackbeard boat Bogotá booty Boston buccaneers buried treasure Cape Cape Frio Capt Captain Kidd cargo carried Castle century chest coast Cocos Island command Cotton Mather Council Court cove crew divers divining rod dollars Dorado Earl England English expedition fleet Florencia French passes frigate galleon Gardiner's Island gold and silver Governor guns hands hidden Hispaniola hundred jewels John John Quelch Kidd's King King’s Lachlan land legend Lloyd's Lloyd’s London Lord lost Lutine MacLean Madagascar Majesty Narrator night officers pieces of eight piracy pirates plate plunder port pounds prize Pyrates Quedah Merchant Quelch recovered rich royal sailed salvage seized sent ship shore Sloop Spain Spaniards Spanish tain taken thousand tion Tobermory told took treas treasure seekers Trinidad vessel Vigo Bay voyage West Indies William Kidd William Phips wreck
Strana 352 - I ran it through, even from my boyish days, To the very moment that he bade me tell it. Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents, by flood, and field ; Of hair-breadth scapes i...
Strana 352 - Ewaipanoma: they are reported to have their eyes in their shoulders, and their mouths in the middle of their breasts, and that a long train of hair groweth backward between their shoulders.
Strana 368 - And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. 39) And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted.
Strana 24 - As to Clive, there was no limit to his acquisitions but his own moderation. The treasury of Bengal was thrown open to him. There were piled up, after the usage of Indian princes, immense masses of coin, among which might not seldom be detected the florins and byzants with which, before any European ship had turned 10 the Cape of Good Hope, the Venetians purchased the stuffs and spices of the East.
Strana 50 - Dominions; and Such other Ships, Vessels, and Goods, as are or shall be liable to Confiscation...
Strana 352 - At that time all the kings of the borders assemble, and the queens of the Amazons, and after the queens have chosen, the rest cast lots for their valentines.
Strana 147 - ... cushion of crimson velvet tufted with gold. In the chair sits a man of strong and sturdy frame, whose face has been roughened by northern tempests and blackened by the burning sun of the West Indies. He wears an immense periwig, flowing down over his shoulders. His coat has a wide embroidery of golden foliage ; and his waistcoat, likewise, is all flowered over and bedizened with gold. His red...
Strana 130 - His fruitful mother, yet living, had no less than twenty-six children, whereof twenty-one were sons; but equivalent to them all was WILLIAM, one of the youngest, whom his father, dying, left young with his mother, and with her he lived, "keeping of sheep in the wilderness," until he was eighteen years old...