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1698-04-02, Against breaking God's laws, New York
April 2, 1698 Broadside issued by Gov. Richard Coote, 1st Earl of Bellomont. This proclamation ordered that all inhabitants in the New York
Province should obey the laws of God, and not swear, act lewdly, break the Sabbath, and other such behavior. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Richard Earle of Bellomont, captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation : Whereas it is of absolute necessity for the good and prosperity of this province, that our principal and first care be in obedience to the laws of God, and the wholsome laws of England ... Given at New-York, the second day of April, 1698 ...
OCLC Number:   62817061
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