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Dec 31, 1907
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Book 7
 CHAPTER I
THE WORLD-WIDE HUNT FOR VANISHED RICHES
CHAPTER II
CAPTAIN KIDD IN FACT AND FICTION
CHAPTER III
CAPTAIN KIDD, HIS TREASURE[1]
The official inventory of the Kidd treasure found on Gardiner's Island. This is the only original and authenticated record of any treasure belonging to Captain Kidd. (From the British State Papers in the Public Record Office, London.)
A memorandum of Captain Kidd's treasure left on Gardiner's Island. This is his own declaration, signed and sworn.
Statement of Edward Davis, who sailed home with Kidd, concerning the landing of the treasure and goods.
CHAPTER IV
CAPTAIN KIDD, HIS TRIAL, AND DEATH
The French pass or safe conduct paper found by Kidd in the ship Quedah Merchant. This document, which was suppressed by the prosecution, is evidence that the prize was a lawful capture. Kidd vainly begged at his trial that this was another French pass be produced as evidence in his favor.
CHAPTER V
THE WONDROUS FORTUNE OF WILLIAM PHIPS
Sir William Phips, first royal governor of Massachusetts.
Map of Hispaniola (Hayti and San Domingo) engraved in 1723, showing the buccaneers at their trade of hunting wild cattle. The galleon due north of Port Plate on the north coast is almost exactly in the place where Phips found his treasure.
Permit issued by Sir William Phips as royal governor in which he uses the title "Vice Admiral" which involved him in disastrous quarrels.
The oldest existing print of Boston harbor as it appeared in the time of Sir William Phips, showing the kind of ships in which he sailed to find his treasure.
CHAPTER VI
THE BOLD SEA ROGUE, JOHN QUELCH
An ancient map of Jamaica showing the haunts of the pirates and the track of the treasure galleons.
The town and bay of Tobermory, Island of Mull. The treasure galleon is supposed to have gone down in the place indicated by the cross at the right hand side of the photograph.
CHAPTER VII
THE ARMADA GALLEON OF TOBERMORY BAY
Defeat of the Spanish Armada. From the painting by P. de Loutherbourg.
CHAPTER VIII
THE LOST PLATE FLEET OF VIGO
Sir George Rooke, commanding the British fleet at the battle of Vigo Bay.
The Royal Sovereign, one of Admiral Sir George Rooke's line-of-battle ships, engaged at Vigo Bay.
CHAPTER IX
THE PIRATES' HOARD OF TRINIDAD
Lima Cathedral
CHAPTER X
THE LURE OF COCOS ISLAND
CHAPTER XI
THE MYSTERY OF THE LUTINE FRIGATE
CHAPTER XII
THE TOILERS OF THE THETIS
CHAPTER XIII
THE QUEST OF EL DORADO
Sir Walter Raleigh.
CHAPTER XIV
THE WIZARDRY OF THE DIVINING ROD
Methods of manipulating the diving rod to find buried treasure. (From La Physique Occulte, first edition, 1596.)
CHAPTER XV
SUNDRY PIRATES AND THEIR BOOTY
CHAPTER XVI
PRACTICAL HINTS FOR TREASURE SEEKERS

Book 7
 CHAPTER I
THE WORLD-WIDE HUNT FOR VANISHED RICHES
CHAPTER II
CAPTAIN KIDD IN FACT AND FICTION
CHAPTER III
CAPTAIN KIDD, HIS TREASURE[1]
The official inventory of the Kidd treasure found on Gardiner's Island. This is the only original and authenticated record of any treasure belonging to Captain Kidd. (From the British State Papers in the Public Record Office, London.)
A memorandum of Captain Kidd's treasure left on Gardiner's Island. This is his own declaration, signed and sworn.
Statement of Edward Davis, who sailed home with Kidd, concerning the landing of the treasure and goods.
CHAPTER IV
CAPTAIN KIDD, HIS TRIAL, AND DEATH
The French pass or safe conduct paper found by Kidd in the ship Quedah Merchant. This document, which was suppressed by the prosecution, is evidence that the prize was a lawful capture. Kidd vainly begged at his trial that this was another French pass be produced as evidence in his favor.
CHAPTER V
THE WONDROUS FORTUNE OF WILLIAM PHIPS
Sir William Phips, first royal governor of Massachusetts.
Map of Hispaniola (Hayti and San Domingo) engraved in 1723, showing the buccaneers at their trade of hunting wild cattle. The galleon due north of Port Plate on the north coast is almost exactly in the place where Phips found his treasure.
Permit issued by Sir William Phips as royal governor in which he uses the title "Vice Admiral" which involved him in disastrous quarrels.
The oldest existing print of Boston harbor as it appeared in the time of Sir William Phips, showing the kind of ships in which he sailed to find his treasure.
CHAPTER VI
THE BOLD SEA ROGUE, JOHN QUELCH
An ancient map of Jamaica showing the haunts of the pirates and the track of the treasure galleons.
The town and bay of Tobermory, Island of Mull. The treasure galleon is supposed to have gone down in the place indicated by the cross at the right hand side of the photograph.
CHAPTER VII
THE ARMADA GALLEON OF TOBERMORY BAY
Defeat of the Spanish Armada. From the painting by P. de Loutherbourg.
CHAPTER VIII
THE LOST PLATE FLEET OF VIGO
Sir George Rooke, commanding the British fleet at the battle of Vigo Bay.
The Royal Sovereign, one of Admiral Sir George Rooke's line-of-battle ships, engaged at Vigo Bay.
CHAPTER IX
THE PIRATES' HOARD OF TRINIDAD
Lima Cathedral
CHAPTER X
THE LURE OF COCOS ISLAND
CHAPTER XI
THE MYSTERY OF THE LUTINE FRIGATE
CHAPTER XII
THE TOILERS OF THE THETIS
CHAPTER XIII
THE QUEST OF EL DORADO
Sir Walter Raleigh.
CHAPTER XIV
THE WIZARDRY OF THE DIVINING ROD
Methods of manipulating the diving rod to find buried treasure. (From La Physique Occulte, first edition, 1596.)
CHAPTER XV
SUNDRY PIRATES AND THEIR BOOTY
CHAPTER XVI
PRACTICAL HINTS FOR TREASURE SEEKERS

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