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1696-09-12, Adjournment of Assembly; Gov. to treat with Indians
Two copies of September 12, 1696 Broadside to announce the adjournment of the Assembly. Gov. Benjamin Fletcher's proclamation indicated that he
needed to meet with the Five Nation following recent attacks by the French and French Indians. Thus he adjourned the assembly from September 29 to
October 15. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York Historical Society Library c. 1); New York State Library (c. 2)).
Title:   By His Excellency Coll. Benjamin Fletcher captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation : Whereas His Majesties service doth call for my immediate presence at Albany, to compose and settle the Indians of the Five Nations ... I ... adjourn the present Assembly from the twenty ninth day of September instant, to the fifteenth day of October next following ... Given at Fort William Henry the twelfth day of September ... annoq ; Domini 1696.
OCLC Number:   62817047
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