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Portugal relaxes shipping restrictions due to the independence of America...
Item # 623714
March 27, 1783
DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 27, 1783 Page 2 has an item from Lisbon reading: "Since the Declaration of American Independence on the part of Great Britain, the court of Lisbon have thought proper to withdraw their prohibitions against the entry of American vessels into their harbours & to publish an ordinance...'As the independence of the United States of American puts an end to the motives which occasioned the Royal Decree of the 4th of July, 1776..." with more detail (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's