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A fire at Fort George, New York...



Item # 624640

February 5, 1774

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1774  The top of the front page has a report datelined: "New York, December 31, 1773" reporting a fire at the Government House in Fort George, with various details (see). Also a report that the King has appointed a new governor for: "...his Majesty's island of Dominica in America..." and also: "...Montfort Browne to be Captain-General & Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Bahama Islands in America...." and also: "...Peter Livius, to be Chief Justice of His Majesty's Province of New Hampshire in America."
Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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