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Barbadoes and New York...



Item # 680146

July 25, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1670  

* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665.
The front page begins with a report noting: "The 15th instant arrived here the Expedition of London, laden with horses and others goods, bound for the Barbados, as also the ship cal'd the Duke of York, bound for New York. The Golden Fox lately arrived from the Barbados laden with sugars, put to sea again the 1o7th bound to the Eastwards."
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's