Replica Documents

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


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An ACT for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy 1699

An ACT for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy 1699

This is a repica of a 1699 act of parliament issued in William III's reign entitled "An ACT for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy " This act gave greater powers to governors and people in power to prosecute pirate and their partners in crime. It also contained punishments for merchant captains who left crew members behind on voyages. It is 24 pages printed on laid paper and is bound using waxed linen thread.
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Don Philip Hellen Proclamation

Don Philip Hellen Proclamation

This is a replica of a 1675 proclamation issued by King Charles 2nd offering a Reward of 1000 peices of eight for capturing the corsair Don Philip Hellen, alias Fitz-gerald. Don Philip Hellen, alias Fitz-gerald was originally from Ireland but had joined the Spanish guardacosta in Havana. He was particularly ruthless to English prisoners, with this proclamations describing him hanging one captured crew until nearly dead then slashing them with...
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Replica Newspaper from 1756

Replica Newspaper from 1756

This is a replica of the London Gazette newspaper published on the 15th of May 1756. It has 8 pages and comes on 2 double sided sheets as shown in the picture. It announces the Declaration of War issued by King George the 2nd of England against France that was to start of the Seven Year War. Printed on modern parchment vellum paper or historically correct laid paper and the correct size of 8"x12"
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Henry Every Broadside Ballad

Henry Every Broadside Ballad

This is an exact replica of "A Copy of Verses, Composed by Captain Henry Every, Lately Gone to Sea to seek his Fortune" This ballad was apparently written by an anonymous author sometime between May and July 1694, although it was always rumoured to be the work of the pirate Henry Every himself. It was published by the London printer Theophilus Lewis and is sung to the music of "The Success of Two English Travellers". It is printed on period...
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