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American merchants distressed... An encounter with a great whale..
Item # 687575
January 21, 1768
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, January 21, 1768 The front page has reports from America - two from Boston and another from Providence, Rhode Island. One of the former gives details of an unusual encounter with a great whale, and the latter briefly mentions the distress that merchants are experiencing due to the importation of goods and the additional burdens which have been placed upon them. Page 6 has additional brief reports from America including three from Charleston (Charles-Town), and another from New York. See images for details.
Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, only minor rubbing, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's