Privateers of the Gulf
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Privateers of the Gulf by Stanley Faye

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Published by Dogwood Press .
Written in English


  • Laffite, Jean,
  • Privateering

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12181711M
ISBN 101887745173
ISBN 109781887745178

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From just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War of , privateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf. Pirates to the U.S. Navy officers who chased them, heroes to theNew Orleanianswho shopped for contraband at their well-publicized auctions, the brothers became important members of a filibustering Cited by: The book is divided into eight chapters that present the history of the Gulf in a chronological sequence. These are comprised of Indian Shore, Spanish Sea, Colonial Crossroads, Pirates’ Haunts, King Cotton’s Pond, Violent Sea, American Sea, and Blowout! Revolutionary War Privateering Commission to Loyalist David Fenton for the Sloop 'King George' [with] Seven Years' War Decree to David Fenton and other British Privateers to Refrain from Hostilities in the Gulf of Naples. New York: Court of the Vice Admiralty, Province of New York, & Commission to the privateer David Fenton, one. The bulk of the book focuses on the gulf coasts of five U.S. states in the 18th to 21st centuries, and Davis brings that history alive by couching it in the stories of individual people.

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