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In Convention of the Representatives of the State of New-York. September 21, 1776: Whereas divers of the inhabitants of this state have, by the wicked arts and insiduous [sic] and corrupt practices of William Tryon, Esq; late governor of the colony of New-York, and his adherents, been seduced to take part with our enemies ... Resolve, that a committee be appointed for the express purpose of enquiring into, detecting and defeating all conspiracies
New York (State)
Convention of the Representatives
Shipton & Mooney,
American loyalistsHistoryPolitics and government
New York (State)United States
Printed by Samuel Loudon
1 sheet ( p.) ; 27 x 21 cm.
Signed: Extract from the minutes. Robert Benson, sec'ry.
Imprint supplied from Vail, R.W.G. A patriotic pair of peripatetic printers (in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth, 1951), p. 395.
Printed area measures 22.3 x 16.5 cm.
N-YHS copy: manuscript annotations on verso: The committee appointed to carry the within [resolutions?] into execution ... [names of committee members] attest [signed] John McKesson secry; fabric lining, inlaid in paper border.