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1746-06-05, Enlistment request for the reduction of French Canada
June 5, 1746 Broadside issued by Gov. Benning Wentworth of New Hampshire Province. The proclamation sought to induce the enlistment of citizen, by
various incentives, to join British military service in order to fight and "reduce" the French in Canada. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Benning Wentworth, Esq ; ... A proclamation : Whereas His Majesty has been graciously pleased to order a number of troops, under the command of the Honourable Lieutenant-General St. Clair, to proceed from Great-Britain to Louisbourg ... Given at the Council-chamber in Portsmouth, the fifth day of June, 1746 ...
OCLC Number:   62816130
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