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1744-02-02, Enlistment request to take the French settlements on Cape Breton
February 2, 1744 Broadside issued by Gov. Benning Wentworth of New Hampshire Province. The proclamation sought to induce the enlistment of citizens,
by various incentives, to join British military service in order to take the French settlements on Cape Breton. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of
title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Benning Wentworth, Esq., captain-general and governor in chief, in and over His Majesty's province of New-Hampshire, in New-England. A proclamation : Whereas the General Assembly of this province, upon due consideration of the present state and circumstances of the French settlements upon the island of Cape-Breton ... Given at the Council-Chamber in Portsmouth, the second day of February 1744 ...
OCLC Number:   890951092
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