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Dispute over ownership of the Florida Keys... Burnt in effigy...
Item # 645785
January 17, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1769
* Early West Florida
* Apalachicola River
Page 6 has reports datelines from Charleston and Boston with one report noting a conflict of ownership of the Keys off Florida. Another item begins: "They write from West Florida that the Spaniards have certainly been in treaty with the Creek Indians & making them offers for a quantity of land on the Apalachicola...". The Boston report notes a reward to discover: "...any of the rioters who on the evening of the 14th carried about certain figures or effigies & burnt the same..." (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's