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Indian troubles in the West... Ben Franklin's new invention...
Item # 640184
July 27, 1786
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1786
* Wabash Confederacy - Indians
* Benjamin Franklin invention
Inside has over one-third of a column headed: "American News" which includes talk of Indian troubles in Virginia, and that: "...All the Indians on & about the Wabash are for war...Those on the Tenasee disturb our eastern & southern frontiers..." with more. Another item begins: "A correspondent informs that Dr. Franklin has invented a machine to prevent ships from making lee-way when close hauled upon a wind..." with more on this
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's