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Mention of Virginia and Jamaica in a 1699 newspaper...
Item # 665675
June 29, 1699
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1699
* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had
* 17th century original
Page 2 has maritime reports including: "The Thomas and Jane of this port arrived here yesterday from Virginia, and the Antelope...from Jamaica. And this day came in the Benjamin and Sarah...from Jamaica, and the John...from Virginia."
Nice to have 17th century mention of the "New World" in period newspapers.
Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's