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7 edition of Jean Laffite found in the catalog.

Jean Laffite

prince of pirates

by Ramsay, Jack C.

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Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • Texas,
  • Mexico, Gulf of
    • Subjects:
    • Laffite, Jean.,
    • Pirates -- Louisiana -- Biography.,
    • Pirates -- Texas -- Biography.,
    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815.,
    • Privateering -- Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index.

      Statementby Jack C. Ramsay, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF374 .L176 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1274263M
      ISBN 101571680292
      LC Control Number95005782
      OCLC/WorldCa32087127

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Along with his brother, Laffite practiced pirating and privateering out of Barataria Bay, south of New Orleans.

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