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Suffering through the blockade...

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July 12, 1774

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 12, 1774 

* Boston, Massachusetts shipping blockade

Inside has an "Extract of a Letter from Boston" which begins: "We shall soon be in a deplorable situation in this town; no vessels are now permitted to enter the port & none will be allowed to depart after the 14th..." and ending: "...I intend removing to Salem during the blockade." (see)
Other news of the day from throughout Europe. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition. Partial red tax stamp on page 4.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's