A Pirate's Estate
12:00 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

A Pirate's Estate

A Pirate's Estate? We're joined by author and North Carolina historian Kevin Duffus, who has spent the last year fighting to be named executor of the estate of a man who has been dead for more than 250 years... and who was widely thought to be a pirate. Edward Salter was thought to be a member of the crew of Blackbeard the Pirate, and Kevin Duffus has been on a quest to find out more about the fate of this man, since there are conflicting reports about his death. We'll take a look back into the 1700's and at a much more recent drama including the remains of man who may have been a pirate. Guests Kevin Duffus - North Carolina historical researcher and author of The Last Days of Blackbeard The Pirate, The Lost Light, and Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks Erik Groves - Attorney from Waxhaw, NC who fought for Duffus to be named executor of Edward Salter's estate Photos | See some of the evidence Duffus has collected around NC Books by Kevin Duffus Charlotte Talks | The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate Click here to add and read comments

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