Saturday, January 14, 2012

17th Century Letters Lost & Found

Thought I would re-post this as I think its kind of cool. A few days ago Lorine of the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog heard from a researcher working for Dutch National television who is doing research on history and genealogy for a program called ‘Brieven Boven Water’
This TV program is all about letters sent by Dutchmen overseas to the New World and other places in the 17th and 18th centuries. The letters never arrived, since the ships that transported the letters were hijacked by the English.

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