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Early Onion Bottle From Port Royal

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Price: Personal Collection

So lets visit Port Royal and see when and where this bottle came from----"The privateers would return with their plunder and quickly squander it on rumming and whoring. Within a week or two (day or two?) they would be flat broke and... be off again to raid the Spanish Main on board another Privateer. It has been said that at it's zenith Port Royal had at least one tavern for every ten inhabitants and prostitutes displayed there wares openly on the street without shame or admonishment. The missionaries were present but were largely ignored. A few Churches were built but there was no one to convert and few Christians were interested in hearing a sermon."