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1696-09-12, Deserters who left with their arms must return
Two copies of September 12, 1696 Broadside that ordered constables, and other officers to capture specifically named deserters and return them to the
King's Fort in New York for prosecution. Gov. Benjamin Fletcher's proclamation, however, allowed for these deserter to be pardoned if they
voluntarily returned to complete their service within next three weeks. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical
Society Library c. 1); New York State Library (c. 2)).
Title:   By His Excellency Coll. Benjamin Fletcher, captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation : Whereas the Assembly of this province have raised a fund for the encouragement of the companys appointed by His Majesty, for the defence and security of the province ... Given at Fort William Henry the twelfth day of September ... annoq ; Domini 1696.
OCLC Number:   62817046
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