Trading With the Enemy in Colonial New York

Thursday, March 26, 2009

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.


Thomas Truxes

Comments [1]

hjs from 11211

what about the line of proclamation, when the brits said americans could not move west of the appalachian mountains

Mar. 26 2009 12:43 PM

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