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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • And this depon't further sayth That the Spanyord reported that there was a chest of gold dust six foote long and another chest of Jewells and Pearles, but named not how bigg it was, and seaven hogsheads of peeces of eight, [3] besides all other traffick that was in the said Shipp, And sayth that the Pylate of the said shipp affirmed that if there were Thirty men of them their share would come to one thousand pounds a peece, And also sayth That the Gunner of the said Ship being an Englishman (and this depn'ts country man) informed this depon't That his owne share in the said Shipp was worth eight hundred pounds sterl.

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Board the Pirate, who upon the same hoisted out his Yaul and went a board them with 4 of his men, upon which severall of the Pirates came on board the _Indian King_ with the aforesaid Yaul and return'd her on board the Pirate with the mate, Doctor and sundry Passengers of the shipp aforesaid. the said Deponants further say that the Pirate aforesaid, with their shipp and another small ship taken by them, came into Lyn haven, where they Attack'd and took another Shipp, whose

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Boston, and the same day (October 7, 1652), the said "Thomas Webber, Mr. of the good shipp called the MAY FLOWER of the burthen of Two hundred tuns or thereabouts," sold "unto Theodore Atkinson felt-maker one-sixteenth part as well of said Shipp as of all & singular her masts

    The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621 — Complete

  • Bespectacled and tall and still wiry in his early forties, Shipp is the most dynamic and advanced of a growing number of pianists his age and younger whose starting point is the turning, elongated approach to melody and the inching, fragmented rhythms that Cecil Taylor introduced to jazz in the late 1950s, in the aftermath of bebop.

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  • The latter-day free-jazz scene of which Shipp is a part — along with Parker, Brown, Ware, the drummer Susie Ibarra, and the saxophonists Rob Brown, Daniel Carter, Charles Gayle, and Assif Tsahar, among others — is the only one in jazz right now with younger faces noticeably represented in the audience.

    X Jazz

  • The pianist Matthew Shipp is the star of the latter-day free-jazz scene — the only scene in jazz right now with younger faces in the audience

    X Jazz

  • Shipp is still as likely to be featured in such rock fanzines such as Yakuza, Puncture, and Forced Exposure as he is to be interviewed for Downbeat and JazzTimes.

    X Jazz

  • M.A.D. calls makes a diaphragm call named the Shipp Wreck, influenced by champion caller Don Shipp.

    Favorite Turkey Call?

  • Wolf’s spokesman Dan Scandling called Shipp’s account “accurate.”

    Intelligence panels ignored CIA officer's pleas

  • BTW Shipp creek runs right thru Anchorage and has a good run of fish.

    I posted a question yesterday about fishing in Alaska and recieved some good responses for Saltwater charters.


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