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Captain Gordon's Welcome Home: a New Song in Praise of his taking the French Privateers
Verse 1: 'Now Brave Captain Gordon's come, / And brought more Prizes with him home / Let's Drink a Cup full to the brim, / In Health to Captain Gordon, / Because where ever he appears, / He clears Our Coasts of Privateers, / Makes Merchant Ships Trade without fears / Through out the Northern Ocean.' The ballad was to be sung 'To an Excellent New Tune, Hark I hear the Cannons Roar'.
This crime report begins: 'Full, Authentic, and Particular Account of the Execution of PETER HAEMAN and FRANCOIS GAUTIEZ, who were Hanged within Flood-mark, at Leith, on Wednesday the 9th of January, 1822, for the Piratical seizure of the Schooner Jane of Gibraltar, on her voyage to the Brazils, and for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Johnston, master, and James Paterson, seaman .'.. The other report begins: 'Execution of Peter Heaman and Francois Gautiez for piracy and murder.' Neither of these two sheet have dates printed attached to them, but the right slip has 'January 9 1822' scrawled across it, whilst the left slip still has the price, one penny, attached.
This execution report begins: 'A Full, Authentic, and Particular Account of the Execution of PETER HAEMAN and FRANCOIS GAUTIEZ, who were Hanged . . . on Wednesday the 9th January, 1822, for the Piratical seizure of the Schooner Jane of Gibraltar . . . and for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Johnson, master, and James Paterson, seaman'. Unfortunately no publication details are given.
Execution of Captain Thomas Green for piracy and murder
This report and ballad begins: 'CAPTAIN / THOMAS GREEN'S / Last farewell to the OCEAN and all the world, who was Execute with two more of his Crew at Leith within the Flood-Mark, 11 April 1705, for Piracie and Murder.' It seems the sheet was published in Edinburgh by someone called 'G.J.'.
Execution of John Stewart
This execution notice begins: 'THE LAST / SPEECH AND DYING WORDS, / Of John Stewart, who was executed within the Flood-Mark at Leith, upon the 4th January 1721, for the Crime of Piracy and Robbery.' This sheet was published in Edinburgh, in 1727, by Robert Brown of Forrester's Wynd.
Piratical seizure of a French vessel
This crime report begins: 'We have the following Account of a horrid Murder committed by Pirates on the Coast of Ireland, and how they threw the Crew over board.' Four pirates, three named John Eustace or Philip Roch, Richard Neale and Francis Wise, seized a French vessel, mastered by Peter Tartoue, on the voyage from Cork, Ireland to Nantes, France.
Terrible fate that awaits English pirates such as Captain Thomas Green
This report and ballad begins: 'A Seasonable Advice, / TO ALL / who encline to go in Pirrating ; / DRAWN FROM / What has happ'ned to Captain Green, / as it were from his ovvn mouth, / One of that rank. / To the tune of, to the weaver if ye go, &c.' The name of the publisher is not included.