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Settling the Bahama Islands...
Item # 648626
July 5, 1720
THE POST-BOY, London, July 5, 1720
* Rare title
Page 2 has a report beginning: "Several persons concern'd in the effectual settling and improving at the Bahama Islands under the Rt. Hon. Wm. Lord Craven's title, do hereby...give notice to all carpenters, smiths, sawyers, brickmakers, bricklayers, masons, and other artificers..." which relates to tradesman settling in the Bahamas.
Single sheet newspaper with a handsome masthead featuring two very ornate engravings (see). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's