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Early Case Gin from Port Royal

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Price: Personal Collection

This is a 1700s era bottle from Port Royal Jamiaca--Here is some history--"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."