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1777-02-05, Order concerning discipline of militia towards colonists
February 5, 1777 proclamation, issued by Gov. William Livingston, which charged all justices of the peace in New Jersey to punish traitors and
disaffected person with its borders. The proclamation further issued rules regarding the discipline of the militia and to maintain proper order.
(Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency William Livingston, Esquire ... proclamation : Whereas some of the justices of the peace of this state have been too remiss in discharging the duty required of them ... I have therefore thought fit ... to issue this proclamation, hereby strictly charging and commanding all justices of the peace within the same, to carry the said act into execution so far as to them it doth appertain. ... Given under my hand, and seal at arms at Haddonfield, the fifth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven.
OCLC Number:   62816340
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