Smuggling Canary Wine in 1740
Towle, Dorothy S.

Southworth Press, 1933. 10 pp. in printed wrappers. Offprint from The New England Quarterly, Vol, VI, Number 1, 1933. Near fine, small ownership name top corner of front wrap. The case of the ship Oratavo, which sailed from Teneriffe to Rhode Island in April, 1740. Because of her "suspicious conduct" , it was brought to Newport for trial and was founfd to be smuggling wine from the Canary Islands. Its supercargo and one passenger were arrested for treason but were acquited. Near Fine Wraps (Item ID: E17609)


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