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German Protestants heading for Louisiana...

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June 23, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 23, 1767  The middle of the back page has a brief item: "We hear that Mounteford Brown has obtained the grant of an extensive track of land in British Louisiana bordering on the Mississippi, a very fertile territory & intended to be settled with German emigrants & other protestant families from the continent."
Another item notes: "...from Grenada...that a party of rebellious negroes still kept themselves in a body among the mountains...doing a great deal of mischief...".
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, some rubbing & minor foxing to front page folds, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's