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The tryals of Capt. Samuel Goodere, Matthew Mahony, and Ch. White, For the Murder of Sir John Dinely Goodere, Bart. On Board the Ruby Man of War, Monday, Jan. 19, 1740. At an Adjournment of the General Sessions of Oyer and Terminer for the City and County of Bristol, held before the Right Worshipful Henry Combe, Esq; Mayor, the Worshipful Mr. Serjeant Foster, Recorder, and the Worshipful the Aldermen, Justices assign'd to keep the Peace, and to deliver the Goal; on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the 26th, 27th, and 28th of March, 1741. Revised and Corrected. To which is prefix'd. Capt. Samuel Goodere's Journal. During the Time he serv'd as Lieutenant in the Navy in the Year 1719, in which are many curious Relations of several Gallant Enterprizes against the Spaniards; particularly at the Taking of St. Sebastian's, Ferrol, and St. Antonio; at which last Place he burnt three Men of War on the Stocks, viz. one of 70 and two of 50 Guns; as also the King's Magazines, Storehouses, and every Thing in them; together with all the Planks, Masts, and Yards that were there; he likewise demolish'd their Castles, spik'd their Cannon, threw them into the Sea, and burnt their Carriages: With an Account of other dangerous Exploits both by Sea and Land. As also, The voluntary (authentick) Confessions of Matthew Mahony and Charlis White, relating to the aforesaid Murder; likewise, the Confessions of the Three Russians who Kidnapp'd Sir John Dinely Goodere, Bart.

  • Goodere, Samuel, Sir, 1687-1741.
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[1741]
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Bristol : sold by the booksellers in town and country, [1741]

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48p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC N13672

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