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A new town near Hispaniola...

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June 06, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1767  Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia, New York & Kingston, Jamaica. 
One report notes that: "...Gov. Seymour...had already planned a town which was to be built on the Grand Key, and to be called by the name of Shelburne. As these islands lie so contiguous to Hispaniola...is imagined it will quickly become a considerable place of trader to the English..." with a bit more.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, minor rubbing to the front page, good condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's