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Congress needs to protect American ships in the Mediterranean...



Item # 653453

April 21, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1787 

* Early American trade
* U.S. vessels to protect ?


Inside has a "Letter from New York" which mentions in part: "The Congress have it in contemplation to send some vessels of force into the European seas, particularly into the Mediterranean, to protect the trade of the United States..." with more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's