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Jews to build a synagogue in Corsica...

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January 14, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 14, 1768  

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica

The back page has an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" which mentions that the governor of Turks Island: "...lately agreed to lay such heavy taxes on the rest of the inhabitants that many of the settlers are determined to leave the place." And also a report from Corsica states: "...that General Paolo had granted permission to the Jews to build them synagogues in Corsica, where great numbers continue to arrive from Holland, Italy, Spain and Portugal...That General Paolo had come to the resolution to expel all the late banished Jesuits from the Island of Corsica."
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, foxing at front page folds, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's