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1697-02-26, Cessation of hostilities with the French
February 26, 1697 broadside issued by New York Gov. Benjamin Fletcher. The document proclaimed that the King William III had been successful over
the French. See LLMC # 21011 for related document. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the New York State Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Collonel Benjamin Fletcher captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation[.] : Whereas it hath graciously pleased Almighty God to crown the constant great courage and conduct of our Most gracious Soveraign Lord King William during the war, with an honourable peace ... I have therefore thought fit to appoint, that Thursday the tenth day of March next ... and Thursday the twenty fourth day of the same moneth ... be kept solemn days of thanksgiving to Almighty God ... Given at New-York, the 26th day of February ... annoq ; Domini 1697 [1698 N.S.].
OCLC Number:   1006334896
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