Declaration, or Ordinance, of the Convention of the State of New-York, passed May 10, 1777, offering free pardon to such of the subjects of the said State, as, having committed treasonable acts against the same, shall return to their allegiance. Whereas d
Printed in two columns.
Offers pardon to subjects found guilty of treasonable acts who voluntarily come forward and take an oath of allegiance to the state of New York.
Includes form of oath of allegiance, to be taken not after July 1.
Imprint supplied by Evans.
N-YHS copy: signed in manuscript by Robert Benson and others; manuscript draft on verso of a fragment of resolution eliminating the death penalty for persons found guilty of high treason.
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