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Captain Richard Ingle

The Maryland ''Pirate and Rebel,'' 1642-1653

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Author: Edward Ingle
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,777 / 45 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.7
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Downloads: 2,417
Added to site: 2008.10.22
mnybks.net#: 22418
Origin: gutenberg.org
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March 16th, Lewger showed that "whereas Richard Ingle was obnoxious to divers suits & complaints of his Lo^p for divers and sundry crimes all w^ch upon composition for the publique good & safety were suspended ag^st the said Richard Ingle assuming to leave in the country to the publique need at this time," powder and shot, but he had not paid the composition and had left without paying custom dues, which were required for the proper discharge of his ship "by the law & custom of all Ports," he prayed that all of Ingle's goods, debts, &c., might be sequestered until he should clear himself.[22] Under the circumstances, the grave charges pending against him, as there is no proof that he had known the terms of composition, a crew and vessel being at his command, it is not surprising that he sailed away from danger, without attending to the formality of clearing, and leaving unpaid debts, for Lewger claimed 600 pounds of tobacco from him, as payment for some plate and a scimitar, for which Cornwall

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2014.11.15
Greg B.
****.

An interesting perspective on the deeds of R. Ingle. This short book looks in to the historical documents from the early days of Maryland, to extract the truth behind the actions and accusations of R. Ingle and supports the idea that he was acting on a higher authority as this was the period in England when the Catholics were at odds with the Protestants, hence forth the reason so many Protestants came to the new world, including many of my own ancestors.
Greg B.


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