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Old 01-11-2020, 10:40 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Enforcer View Post
I was out when the bidding hit 400,000 (Pesos).
Damn I thought that was you Enforcer. Hell we could have worked together on the bidding and split the profits.
Without France helping we very likely could have lost that war. Ben Franklin got us thousands of French Charleville muskets plus their Navy and some fine instructor military Frenchman.
Just read they asked for some $$ after the war and we told them the check is in the mail. Damn never could pay them back.
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