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1779-07-04, Address of G. Collier & W. Tryon to Conn.
July 4, 1779 address from Commodore George Collier, Commander in Chief of Britain's North American ships, and Major General William Tryon (former New
York governor) to the people of Connecticut. The address was an attempt to induce the inhabitants of Connecticut to change allegiance and surrender.
Of note, the people stood strong; the burning of Fairfield by Tryon's troops began on July 7th. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By Commodore Sir George Collier, commander in chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels in North America ; and Major-General William Tryon, commanding His Majesty's land forces on a seperate expedition : Address, to the inhabitants of Connecticut. ... Given on board His Majesty's ship Camilla, in the Sound, July 4th, 1779.
OCLC Number:   1005141110
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