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Reports from the Caribbean...



Item # 647469

August 19, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 19, 1669 

* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had

Near the top of page 2 is an early report concerning the "New World" noting: "Yesterday arrived here a New England ship bound hither from Barbados, and this day a ship of Yarmouth from the Caribby Islands, where they left all things in a peaceable and thriving posture..." with more including mention of Havana (see).
Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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