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A new governor in the Caribbean Islands...
Item # 665932
May 22, 1699
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22, 1699
* New governor in Leeward Islands
* Caribbean Sea
Page 2 has a report noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Christopher Codrington Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Leeward Caribee islands in America, in the room of his father Colonel Cadrington deceased...".
Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition with wide margins.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's