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Edward Salter’s pirate remains to be examined and reinterred

The remains of a man believed to be the pirate Edward Salter are being examined at the Smithsonian. After listening to Groves’ plea, Sermons said the law makes it clear the reinterring Salter’s remains “is up to the next of kin.” “The obvious and most important thing is to reinter

Pirate progeny come forward in North Carolina

The descendants of Edward Salter, one of the pirate Blackbeard's crew, have been coming forward in North Carolina after seeing advertisements from the state's archaeologist. At least one of them said he hopes this will be the end of a two-year quest to have his ancestor’s remains returned to Beaufort County