Catalogue description Folio 305: Thomas Burnett to Duke of Newcastle. Arrival of the `Great Brazil Fleet' from...

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Details of SP 89/31/134
Reference: SP 89/31/134
Description:

Folio 305: Thomas Burnett to Duke of Newcastle. Arrival of the `Great Brazil Fleet' from Bahia, with gold worth £720,000 and a richly-laden warship from India, and a 40-gun ship of the Africa (Corisco) Company. Latter have established a Factory at Loango and taken 500 slaves from two Dutch prizes. Spanish and Portuguese royal marriage treaty finally concluded and celebrated with great splendour.

Date and place: 1725 Oct 12, NS Lisbon.

Date: 1725 Oct 12, NS
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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