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From the Civil War Courier: Shiver me timbers! New signs pirates liked booty – and books

Posted on January 19, 2018 at 3:18 pm

Dead men tell no tales, but there’s new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard’s flagship harbored books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers have discovered shreds of paper bearing legible printing that somehow survived three centuries underwater on the sunken vessel. And after more than...
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