England’s First Atlantic Mail Line Part I

By John Haskell Kemble, published February 1940

Abstract

Part One of an article concerning the attempt to establish a regular trans-Atlantic mail line at the start of the eighteenth century (see MM 26:2 for Part Two). In particular it shows the problems inherent in this early example of a private-public-partnership.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous | Navies

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