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By His Excellency Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire, governor and commander in chief in and over the state of Connecticut. A proclamation: Whereas the legislature of this state ... did declare, that this state has the undoubted and exclusive right of jurisdiction ... to all the lands lying west of the state of Pennsylvania ... Given under my hand and seal, at Lebanon, in the state of Connecticut, this 15th day of November, anno Domini 1783
ConnecticutGovernor (1769-1784 : Trumbull).Trumbull, Jonathan1710-1785Green, Timothy1737-1796
Johnson, H.A. New London,
ConnecticutNorthwest, OldWestern Reserve (Ohio)
Printed by T. Green, printer to the governor and Company.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 35 x 20 cm.
Reaffirming Connecticut's claim to the Western Reserve.
Signed: Jonth. Trumbull.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.