Replica Documents

 
A collection of replica documents and letters used during the 17th and 18th centuries

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Pirate Execution Broadside

Pirate Execution Broadside

This is a fully customisable broadsheet anouncing the Last Speech and Dying Words of a person hanged for Piracy. The text is taken from an actual document from 1719 from a sailor proclaiming his innocence saying he was forced to join a pirate crew rather then joined of his own free will. The name of the accused can be changed to your own (or anyone elses you want) plus you can name the Captain of the merchant ship you originally sailed with, The...
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Governor Spotswood Proclamation

Governor Spotswood Proclamation

This is a replica of the Rewards given for capturing pirates proclamation issued by A. Spotswood the then Governor of Virginia in 1718. It specifically mentions Blackbeard and is particularly relevant as it was Governor Spotswood who hired the sloops that were used to trap Blackbeard. The proclamation was actually issued after Blackbeard's death but before Governor Spotswood had received the news of this event. Also included in this Pack is a...
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Act of Grace Proclamation

Act of Grace Proclamation

This is a Replica of King George 1st 1717 Proclamation announcing the Act of Grace. This act was to suppress piracy in the West Indies by allowing Pirates to surrender themselves to any agents of the government and receive a full pardon of their crimes. Also included is a replica of the London Gazette broadsheet newspaper reporting the Act of Grace being issued. Both documents are actual size and are printed on period paper. The Proclamation is...
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Scottish Pirate Ballads

Scottish Pirate Ballads

This is a set of 3 Replica Broadside Ballads from Scotland containing references to Pirates. Broadside Ballads were sold on the streets in the 17th century onwards and contained popular songs and poems from the theatres and drinking establishments of the day. The first broadside is from 1704 and is a song relating the account of the taking of a French Privateer ship and crew by a Captain Gordon The next two are songs concerning the trial and...
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