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Irish are settling in Charleston... A route from Lake Superior to the South Seas...



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May 30, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 30, 1767  Page 6 has a report from Charleston headed: "America" noting in part: "All things are quiet here save the skirmishes between the Choctaw and Creek Indians. Our legislature is about founding a light house at the mouth of the harbour...The interior parts of the country fill very fast with people from Ireland & the northern colonies..." with more.
Also a report from  Quebec noting: "...next spring they were in great hopes of discovering a navigable communication from Lake Superior to the South Seas by means of a great river which the native Indians had reported to run many leagues to the westward..." and more.
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's