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"For the Huntsville Republican. FRENCH COLONY."

This newspaper article describes the Vine and Olive Colony and mentions the press' reactions to the settlement of prominent French citizens in the Alabama wilderness. The article appears in vol. 2, no. 9, page 3, column 1 of the Huntsville Republican.

Creator: Huntsville Republican
Date: October 28, 1817
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Newspaper clipping

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 4: Standard(s) 2
Grade 7 (Geography): Standard(s) 7
Grade 10: Standard(s) 8

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