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Whodunnit in Lombard Street

A year after the Licensing of the Press act finally lapsed in 1695 Mr Edward Lloyd, coffee-house keeper in Lombard Street, London, had a news letter printed for the benefit of his customers. 2,222 more words

17th Century

THE FUR TRADE IN THE NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES –OBSERVATIONS OF A MID-18TH CENTURY TRAVELLER (H 6)

This sixth article from North America will focus on the Finnish/Swedish naturalist Pehr Kalm’s studies of the fur trade throughout his stay and travels in the colonies from 1748 to 1751, together with a brief discussion of the well-documented trades’ long and complex history. 2,440 more words

Economy

Saturday Reader: Georgia's Unknown, Rich Maritime History

The wind and the waves peeled back layers of Cumberland Island sand last December to reveal a piece of history: the wooden bones of a long-lost cargo ship. 1,431 more words

Uskmouth Rotary Annual Prize Draw - Win £500

Dear Friends

It’s that time of year again when we have more raffle tickets – yes MORE raffle tickets!!

Once again the Uskmouth Rotary Club have organised their annual Prize Draw with a first prize of… 351 more words

Maritime History

The Week in Early American History

Here are your links this week, broken into cleverly categorized paragraphs! 558 more words

Slavery