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The dying words of Captain Robert Kidd, a noted pirate, who was hanged at Execution-Dock, in England

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Kidd, William, -1701
Pirates
Executions and executioners
Sailors
Last words
Repentance

First Line

You captains brave and bold, hear our cries, hear our cries.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 276904
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm84313862
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191457717
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 73
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=276904
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Physical Dimensions

34 x 19 cm.

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Citation

“The dying words of Captain Robert Kidd, a noted pirate, who was hanged at Execution-Dock, in England,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 8, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/97.