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1718-10-09, Proclamation against piracy
October 9, 1718 proclamation issued by Gov. Robert Hunter of New York and New Jersey. The broadside stated that pardons would be granted if any
pirate surrendered himself prior to September 5th for acts committed before January 5, 1718. The governor set up a system of rewards for the capture, etc
of those pirates who did not so surrender or committed violations after January. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the
New York State Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Robert Hunter, Esq ; capt. general and governour in chief of the provinces of New-York ; New-Jersey and territories depending thereon ... a proclamation : Whereas the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, by His royal proclamation given at Hampton Court the fifth day of September, in the fourth year of His Majestys reign, for the more effectual puting an end to the pyracies committed in the West-Indies or seas adjoyning to His Majesties plantations in America ... Given at Fort George in New-York the ninth day of October ... annoq ; Domini 1718.
OCLC Number:   62817093
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