In the 18th century a small group of New York based merchants defied British law and traded with the French; who were fighting the Seven Years War. In his book, Defying Empire
, Thomas Truxes
looks at this largely unknown story and explains how illicit trade with the French played a role in bringing about the American Revolution.
Event: Thomas Truxes will be speaking
Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 pm
The American Irish Historical Society
991 Fifth Avenue
More information here.