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On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, David Roland wrote:

>Might anyone have information or sources concerning a late 17th, early 18th
>century British project that brought German-speakers, mostly from the
>Palatinate, to New York for purposes of manufacturing gunpowder and other
>naval stores.  The workers may have been indentured or otherwise obligated to
>work off their passage and the venture seems to have ended by 1730.  Any
>leads and advice will be greatly appreciated.  Many thanks for the
>opportunity to ask.
>David Roland
>Reston, Virginia