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Pitts, Joseph (1663?–1739?), travel writer

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22345

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Pitts, Joseph (1663?–1739?), travel writer, was born in Exeter, one of several children of John Pitts, a nonconformist and signatory to a petition from a church in Exeter to Charles II. He received a good education but was keen to be a sailor and see the world. He sailed after Easter 1678 with five companions on the fishing boat ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature) ; Travel and Holiday

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