Legend of the Esperanza

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Legend of the Esperanza

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Articles and materials related to the legend of the wreck of the pirate ship Esperanza, whose treasure was said to be buried on Palmyra by the survivors.

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Newspaper Article: Pirates' Buried Bullion May Be Found on Palmyra

By Captain F.D. Walker
In the year of 1816 the Spanish Ship Esperanza sailed from Peru with a valuable cargo of bullion and other merchandise. The value of the silver alone was above one million and a half pesos, with gold of about the same amount.…

Newspaper Article: Priceless Treasures of the Incas may be Buried on Island in Palmyras

SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 1923
PRICELESS TREASURES OF THE INCAS MAY BE BURIED ON ISLAND IN PALMYRAS By MARTIN CONNOR
Buried on one of the islands of the Palmyra group, visited a year ago by a party of Honolulu men, there may be untold wealth—gold,…

Newspaper Article: Navy's Interest Recalls Tales of Palmyra Treasure

A treasure island, rich perhaps in pirates' gold looted from the Incas almost 125 years ago, figures today as an active legal problem in the Honolulu federal court. The island, or rather group of islets, known as Palmyra, situated 960 nautical miles…

Newspaper Article: Honolulu Man Knows Where Much Silver has been Buried

By Captain F.D. Walker
In the year of 1816 the Spanish Ship Esperanza sailed from Peru with a valuable cargo of bullion and other merchandise. The value of the silver alone was above one million and a half pesos, with gold of about the same amount.…

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