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De Vere, Charles, fl 1852 (sailor)



  • Existence: fl 1852

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Letter from Charles de Vere to Captain Halliburton, relating to an expedition near the Island of Annobón to fight pirates, 11 July 1852

Identifier: Coll-1383/4/29
Scope and Contents Letter from Charles de Vere [or 'De Veve'] to Captain Halliburton of the HMS Amphion, dated 11 July 1852. De Vere relates in details an expedition against pirates on Annobón, an island near the Gulf of Guinea: 'After leaving the Amphion war frigate with the four boats we went ... to the island of Annabon [sic] the headquarters of the nest of pirates which I had commands to uproots'. The pirates were under the command of a 'greater ruffian than his companions in crime' named Antonio Costello....
Dates: 11 July 1852