Lafitte, the pirate of the gulf by Prentiss Ingraham

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  • Laffite, Jean -- Fiction.,
  • Pirates -- Fiction.,
  • Mexico, Gulf of -- Fiction.

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Statementby Colonel Prentiss Ingraham.
SeriesPirate story series., no. 4
LC ClassificationsPZ3.I55 Lad, PS2048.I53 Lad
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL243142M
LC Control Numberca 32000545

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And it shall be doubly consecrated by a sacrafice of blood. Proud fool, your mockery has sealed your fate. I needed only this, and springing fiercely upon him, he seized him by the breast with one hand, and, glancing in the moon while he brandished it in the air, his glittering huntingknife descended like lightning into the bosom of his victim.

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Excerpt from Lafitte, Vol. 1 of 2: The Pirate of the Gulf The leading incidents upon which the present work is founded, are chiefly historical. With the pages of history, however, we have had to do, only so far as they could be made subservient to our tale, which does not profess to be, exclusively a tale, or history, of the times to which it Seller Rating: % positive.

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Jean Lafitte (c. – c. ) was a French-American pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th century. He and his elder brother, Pierre, spelled their last name Laffite, but English-language documents of the time used "Lafitte".The latter has become the common spelling in the United States, including for places named for him.

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Get this from a library. Lafitte: the pirate of the Gulf. [J H Ingraham; Harper & Brothers,] -- This book is part two of the raucous novel based on the life of the French pirate who terrorized the Gulf of Mexico.

Jean Lafitte, a one-time resident of Louisiana and privateer, is believed by some to have buried a large cache of treasure somewhere in the bayous of Louisiana. Other variations of the mystery say Lafitte buried the treasure in multiple locations along the Gulf Coast. Just off the coast of the Gulf Islands National Seashore lies Cat Island, an isolated, T-shaped sliver of sand with a remarkable past.

A coveted hiding place for Jean Lafitte's pirate treasure in the late eighteenth century and illegal booze during Prohibition, Cat Island also witnessed the first shots of the Battle of New Orleans, an encampment for Seminoles during the Trail of Tears and the 5/5(2).

Jean Lafitte–also spelled Laffite–was a man of many contradictions. He was a notorious pirate, but he thought of himself as a privateer, a legitimate officer of a government whose job was to, you know, rob and plunder was an infamous criminal constantly dogged by local authorities, but he was also a war hero after whom multiple state parks and monuments have been named.

The Mystery of the Final Years of Jean Lafitte. There are many stories about what happened to Lafitte and where he died. According to one account, published inThe Historical Guide to New Orleans, Jean Lafitte died of sickness on the island of Mugeres, off the Yucatan, in Woodblock print of the death of Jean Lafitte from The Pirates Own Book, published in Read "Lafitte: the pirate of the Gulf" by J.

(Joseph Holt) Ingraham available from Rakuten Kobo. Jean Lafitte () was a legendary French privateer and pirate who resided in the Gulf of Mexico throughout the early 19th century and was widely believed to have been born in either the French colony of Saint-Domingue or in Basque-France.

From top to bottom: Jean Lafitte “The Corsair” by E.H. Suydam, Detail of an authentic Jean Lafitte signature Laffite the pirate, curious fellow, has been evading the establishment. If once he escaped the sheriff, today he still eludes the historical authorities. At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War ofprivateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf.

Pirates to the U.S. Navy officers who chased them, heroes to the private. Some time after, one of Lafitte’s captain’s took a merchant vessel, and was carrying all sail for Lafitte’s station, with his prize in company, when he was met by the US cutter Alabama, who, suspecting the character of the schooner, hailed her, but was answered by a volley.

Jean Lafitte (c. – c. ) was a French-American pirate and privateer in the Gulf of Mexico in the early 19th and his elder brother, Pierre, spelled their last name Laffite, but English-language documents of the time used "Lafitte".The latter has become the common spelling in the United States, including for places named for him.

The “Handbook of Texas Online” states that Lafitte “abandoned Galveston early in May and sailed to Mugeres Island, off the coast ofmortally ill, he went to the mainland to die.” Lyle Saxon wrote in Lafitte the Pirate that he died of fever and is buried at Silan, Yucatan, in He cites several letters as.

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During his lifetime he gathered significant and colorful fame, with many people thinking of him to be either hero (who fought for the independence of United States economy) or the notorious pirate.

Lafitte, Lafit, Laffitt, Laffite, and more, all emerged between the river and the mountains, and for many the song in their name was a Siren's call to the broader world. Immediate access to the sea on the Bay of Biscay tied many of them to trade and seafaring.

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Jean Laffite established a base along the coast of Cuba and continued to sail as a pirate, taking Spanish ships in the Gulf of Mexico. In Aprilhe was captured after attacking an American ship. The Americans turned him over to Cuban authorities, who released him.

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Lafitte the Pirate. New York: The Century Co., (). Octavo, original blue and red cloth respined, pictorial label affixed to front cover. Accordingly, it's unsurprising that Saxon's chronicle of Lafitte's life between those estimated dates is tinged with at least as much myth as fact.

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More than 6 feet tall, wavy-haired, literate and wily, Jean Laffite, the romantic privateer of the Gulf Coast, was already a legend when he sailed into Galveston Bay years ago. A sailor, a smuggler, a spy, a commander of men and ships, and an undisputed hero of the Battle of New Orleans, Laffite at age 37 had two decades of adventurous.

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The park tells the story of pirates and treasures of the times, as well. This Sunday marks the th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans. One of the heroes of that historic battle is the pirate Jean Lafitte. It was a brutal battle to save New Orleans.

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