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1757-07-01, Notice concerning deserters
July 1, 1757 proclamation issued by Vice-Gov. James Delancy, which announced an act regarding apprehending and securing deserters. In addition, the
broadside provided for monetary penalties for those who aided the deserters. There are two copies of this document. (Digitized from a microfilm copy
of title originally held by the New York State Library).
Title:   By the Honourable James De Lancey, Esq ; His Majesty's lieutenant-governor, and commander in chief in and over the province of New-York ... A proclamation : Whereas by an act of the governor, Council and General Assembly of this province, entitled, An act for the better apprehending and securing deserters from His Majesty's forces in America, passed the ninth day of July, one thousand seven hundred and fifty six ... Given under my hand and seal at arms, at Fort-George, in the city of New-York, the first day of July, 1757 ...
OCLC Number:   62817220
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