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Penny London Morning Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 4, 1844, London, Middlesex The Penny 6, 1744. Strange News mouth Or a wonderful and tragical Relation of a Voyage from the Indies by extraordinary and Extremities of the late great of the and j for Want of caft Lots for their and were - forced to eat one another and how a Dutch Merchant eat Part of his own and then murdered he would not kill his Wife With the miraculous of George .an and the Dutch Wife now at In a Letter to Mr. D. B. of to in my I have inquired into the Particulars of that fo tragical a Relation therein the which without any lay down in its naked as I had the fame from the Mouth of the Survivors who are how at my which if you take as follows 1 A Gentleman the Heer van Native - having had the of a Merchant at was to improve his Patrimony in fome Foreign To which being eunto more encouraged by the of a with of his he undertook a Voyage the whither he about the Year by the Management of his in Parts lived in greater Splendor j being thus fettled about Years 5 afterwards he earns acquainted with the a Dutch Merchant of great a of many worthy and Our Merchant taken with her Port and made to to change his c her not altogether to * his 5 which by and obtained her for his with lived very happily for - till he had his a him think to Return to his own where he drew and had left his Relations 5 communicating which to his fhe readily to the and accordingly he made Preparations ther his into a and take Leave of which in a Time he and being with a that had discharged at the faid he hired the fame for and therein imbarked his two and one with all his which amounted to a very considerable in lail took The flattering which too often beguiles us to osr i him for the two Months al very happy and filled his Hopes of touching the the long his Friends rendered very to and the Ej of cruel Fate had to deprive him was on becalmed for they tell whether ii hey were forwarded a Space hi which of the Mailer that was by a fa Degrees their growing they were forced to deal fame by their they might have enough to through their arid made the beft Way they could to their Port y fuch their that they failed of their and came to fee the laft of what had and for four Days lived without any the being they could not make where they might but forced to keep on Their Extremity was that the two not fo well able to bear the as both On the Tears and Intreaties qf the Merchant and his they Were forced to feed which in Time it came be having no Sight nor Hope of any that they muft either all of them to the Fate that contrive fome other Method to fave which at they had not the in they by or to forhe one in the Number to fave the reft 5 which unwillingly they were at length forced jointly according to the Number on they Number fo many and on whom Number fell he be and Number Two his But n whether the Merchant's two Children Tiad great Grief been lately in .to her not be exempted from the Lot I fo e were of aad particularly a to work the Company to thereunto but as nothing is fo voracious cruel jaws of on as Life on j fc that his was their that the Lot fell to the Woman for on her Husband was fo fatal a chance for ever part them 5 - yet and Intreaties fo that nothing was though the Merchant's Servant and Carpinger v the and them 5 which the Merchant and knowing their Force was too their with a fettled to them to the following ' for fuch you have approved ' you have feen the cf my Fate 5 ' and it is drove to this never to be her who hath fo loving and a Wife but in lser to be the Sacrifice j and therefore what I have j * to fay to you that yon her when I am dead 5 what is in this ' belong to me 5 1 of and with if 1 * ever that you arrive at though ' all in this Cargoe be you be ' he and they with Tears had being .to he which he fo they had Time to prevent and in the of he I The Cry they made gt and I ] the were quickly heard byf of the thither j nor was Wife poor had for by this lefs ihe faw The and Extravagancies fhe were to fince none are fo but may in fome judge founded and died and begged to own but Ihe was too narrowly watched by her vant and to fo cruel a Purpose y their Eyes never left and their more forher than own 5 but in vain were all their the Enemy from when fhe in her own a to a greater Strength than Grief had left her j for no Intreaties could her to feed on that file had fo often bat what Share thereof j th e of her Fate allowed her for her Food fhe embalmed with and by renewed to lhare Fortune with and buried fame unwonted Grave in which that Fie ill was fhe much 5 which fhe had near having had no Food in that Time but two and to her bf at fuch Time as waa to take in which fhe was ' to the of Carpinger and her in fhe had her and drew again a fecond Time her ' which flie - welcomed more Bridal day being ready yeild her Throat to the Ihe had certainly had not with two and upon which Quarrel they drew their four were Servant was This was a for the and Ibid the bloody Hunger cf the now reduced to five or fix thd with the Bodies of Slain they were fed more than for fome Months fuch the Rigour of our by the of theit Men Sight of the of haying but very Hands to work their they Dangers they had been fo long a fecond them from the Severity of the fate forx Ice there in they found drove a- towards the from whence they could not the Ship 5 which being 3 a voluble and formerly bred at Stepney near where his Captain had long ufed he by to length fhe upon to aad all Violence and wait her better Fortune j in this Cafe they for fix till all but two were and fo they could not leave they Carpinger with the Lady to venture on the and fet forward towards which fhe the for that fhe hoped hereby to find a on fhe this 3^^>lutionCarpinger, taking Charge of the got a Plank and a long Pole in ' our
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