TITLE

FINDMYPAST.COM'S DIGGING UP THE ROOTS

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
History Magazine;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the life of 19th century American sea captain and pirate, William “Bully” Henry Hays using historical newspaper accounts from the website findmypast.com. The author focuses on Hays' activities in the Pacific Ocean transporting emigrants, the forcible relocation of Pacific Islanders, and his impact on disrupting trade within the British Empire. Other topics include his death near the Marshall Islands, the acquisition of ships, and piracy in the Asian Pacific Ocean.
ACCESSION #
94424643

 

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