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Charles Johnson

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The Legend of Libertalia, Part Two

by Charles Johnson January 1728

“Misson designed his Settlement[,] Libertalia, [naming his people] Liberi…desiring [that it might drown the] Names of French, English, Dutch, Africans, &c.”

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The Legend of Libertalia, Part One

by Charles Johnson January 1728

“He fell upon Government, and shew’d, that every Man was born free, and had as much Right to what would support him, as to the Air he respired.”