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Ship arrives from Virginia with tobacco...

Item # 665933

May 04, 1699

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 4, 1699 

* Among the earliest of English language newspapers

The back page has some maritime reports which including: "...Yesterday came in here the Two Sisters of Guernsey, Oliver Mansell Master, bound home with Tobacco from Virginia. This day sailed from hence the Orange Tree, bound for Newfoundland, and the Expectation, Capt. Curtis Commander, for New-England...".
Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches with wide margins, terrific condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's