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1693-07-27, Dissolve General Assembly, B. Fletcher
July 27, 1693 Broadside issued by New York Province Governor Benjamin Fletcher which dissolved the General Assembly, with creation of a new assembly
to follow. Of note, the basis for this dissolution was a dispute between the then current Assembly and Fletcher over the addition of an amendment to
an act creating a new ministry. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by: New York Historical Society Library)
Title:   By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, captain general and governour in chief of the province of New-York, province of Pennsilvania, country of New-Castle, and territories and tracts of land depending thereon, in America, and vice-admiral of the same : A proclamation : forasmuch as their most Excellent Majesties, King William and Queen Mary ... have graciously been pleased to impower me from time to time, as I shall judge it necessary, to adjourn, prorogue, and dissolve all general assemblies ... that the General Assembly summoned and called to sit at New-York the twentieth fourth day of October last past, and till now in being, are hereby dissolved ... / given at Fort William Henry the 27th day of July 1693, Ben. Fletcher.
OCLC Number:   988366119
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