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Jews not included in the surrender...



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October 07, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 7, 1686 

* Morean War
* Jews - Jewish


The back page has a report of a capitulation near Turkey which has a brief Judaica mention: "...The same day the besieged hung out a white flag & sent deputies to the Captain-General; they told him that seeing God was against them, they had resolved to surrender the place, with all the cannon, ammunition, & provisions. They desired 10 days' time to march out & to be transported to Tenedos, which was granted them; the Jews not being included in the capitulation...".
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, a stain at the bottom margin, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's