TITLE

Whatever happened to Captain Kidd's treasure?

AUTHOR(S)
Cade-Edwards, Eileen
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
Cricket;Nov93, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates what is known about the rumored treasure of the famous pirate William Kidd. Captain Kidd was a wealthy New York sea captain who sailed to England in 1695 to offer his services in England's war with France. Kidd's commission as a privateer on his ship, the Adventure Galley; His missions; How Kidd's life of piracy began; Kidd's claim of buried treasure; The discovery of a treasure map in 1932; More.
ACCESSION #
9311107733

 

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