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Concerns for shims from America having the plague...
Item # 645665
November 29, 1720
THE POST-BOY, London, Nov. 29, 1720
* Rare title
The ftpg. has a letter mentioning in part: "...an English merchant in Alicant, to have a ship named the Mary admitted into that port because coming from New England with a lading of cod fish, she could not be suspected of the Plague..." with more on this.
Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches with 2 handsome engravings in the masthead, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's