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Large exports of arms continue

The Illustrated London News, vol. 40, no. 1129, p. 105.

February 1,1862

Large exports of arms continue to take place from the German and Belgian ports for America. The Melita has just sailed from Antwerp for New York with 16,000 stand of arms—old flint locks converted into percussion muskets at Liège, at a cost of £3000.Their value is estimated at £20,000.

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