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Pirates of Colonial Newport


The story of Newport, Rhode Island's pirates began with war, ended with revolution and inspired swashbuckling legends for generations to come. Author Gloria Merchant delves into the fascinating history of Newport's pirates from Thomas Tew and Captain Kidd's buried treasure to the largest mass hanging of pirates in the colonies at Gravelly Point.


By Gloria Merchant, Published by History Press, 2014, 158 pages, Softcover