The history and remarkable life of the truly honourable Col. Jacque, commonly call'd Col. Jack, who was born a gentleman, put 'prentice to a pick-pocket, was six and twenty years a thief, and then kidnapp'd to Virginia. Came back a merchant, married four wives, and five [sic] of them prov'd whores; went into the wars, behav'd bravely, got preferment, was made colonel of a regiment, came over, and fled with the Chevalier, and is now abroad compleating a life of wonders, and resolves to dye a general.

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London: printed, and sold by J. Brotherton, at the Royal-Exchange; T. Payne, near Stationers-Hall; W. Mears, at the Lamb, and A. Dodd, at the Peacock without Temple-Bar; W. Chetwood, in Covent-Garden; J. Graves, in St. James's-Street; S. Chapman, in Pall-Mall, and J. Stagg, at Westminster-Hall, MDCCXXIII. [1723, i.e. 1722]
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Written in the first person, but in fact by Daniel Defoe.

Actual date of publication from Moore and Furbank and Owens; advertised in the Post Boy for 18-20 December 1722 as "this day".

Lines 13-14 of the title have: "married four wives, and five of them prov'd whores;"; a variant correctly has: "was five times married to four whores;".

Price from imprint: Price Six Shillings.
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