Display case for an exhibit on the War of Jenkin's Ear in the Oldest House, ca. 1965

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Material Information

Title:
Display case for an exhibit on the War of Jenkin's Ear in the Oldest House, ca. 1965
Series Title:
Oldest House, Large Block and Lot Photographs
Physical Description:
Photograph
Publisher:
St. Augustine Restoration, Inc.
Publication Date:
Physical Location:
Box: 3-5
Folder: B27 L17 "OLDEST HOUSE"

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Saint Augustine, Fla.
14 Saint Francis Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Alvarez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Oldest House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 14 Saint Francis Street

Notes

General Note:
UFHSA Government House Research Collections

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
B27-L17
System ID:
USACH00460:00001

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Now a leading merchant power, England was restricted in its trade with Spanish colonies. Her vessels were seized entering Spanish waters.




TH E WAR OF JENKINS' EAR



One English shipmaster, RobertJenkins, claimed Captain Juan Fandino cut off his ear exclaiming, Carry your ear to qour king and tell him I would serve him likewise!" The ear, shown in parliament, set off the war. The attack was directed against Bfloodq Morsh Spain's commerce and colonies. st, Auvstioe In one year, Captain Fandino and other privateers brought 30 English prizes into St Augustine harbor.








Spanish roops from St.Augustine and Havana and the attackers withdrew. advanced into Georgia. The were turned back at Bloodq Marsh in r1742.






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