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Congress to create a National Bank? Repaying the money owed to France... Indian troubles...
Item # 673954
April 15, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 15, 1783 Page 3 has an item noting: "Letters from Phila. advise that several conferences had been held by the French Envoy with some...members of Congress...to...obtaining a proper settlement of the mode of payment of those sums which America is indebted to France...".
Also that: "The establishment of a grand national Bank on a plan similar to that of England, is a measure now under consideration of Congress."
Page 4 has an early report on relations with the American Indians, noting in part: "...that the defection from the Spanish yoke among the native Indians in America has spread even to Louisiana and the two Floridas...2--- Choctaw and Chickesaw Indians suddenly roe in army & surprised a Spanish post upon the Illinois...they scalped and butchered without mercy..." with more.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.