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1695-04-20, B. Fletcher dissolves the Assembly; lack of funds
Two copies of an April 20, 1695 Broadside issued by Gov. Benjamin Fletcher dissolving the New York Assembly, as funds are short and the assembly had
not sufficiently passed the governor's proposals. The original was held at the New York State Library. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by: New York Historical Society Library (c. 1); New York State Library (c. 2)).
Title:   By His Excellency Benjamin Fletcher, captain general and governour in chief of Their Majesties province of New-York ... A proclamation : whereas I have found the detaching of the inhabitants of this province, for defence of the fronteers, hath been a grievous burthen ... I ... dissolve the present Assembly of this province .../ given at Fort William Henry the two and twentieth day of April, 1695. Annoq ; regni Regis & Reginae, Gulielmi & Mariae, Angliae, &c. septimo.
OCLC Number:   62817035
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