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- Describing the causes and progress of the Revolution., Signed: By order of Congress, Henry Laurens, president., Followed by the resolve of Congress, May 9, 1778, that the address be read at religious services throughout the United States, and the order of the Massachusetts Council for printing and reading the address, dated May 23, 1778., Text in three columns; printed area measures 39.5 x 22.3 cm., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- Signed: A true copy of record, examined, by George Wyllys, secretary., Ascribed to the press of T. Green of New London by Bristol, but not listed in H.A. Johnson's Checklist of New London imprints., N-YHS copy: manuscript correction in the text; signed in manuscript: "Leonard Chester, Sub. S.[?]"; fabric lining.
- Encouraging the inhabitants of Connecticut to end their persistent, "ruinous and ill-judged resistance," and warning those not resuming allegiance to the King not to expect continued leniency., Signed: George Collier, Wm. Tryon., Place and date of publication supplied by Alden., Text in two columns., Royal arms at head of title., N-YHS copy dated in manuscript at head of title "4 June [sic] 1779"; inscriptions on verso: "5 inhabitants", "To The honorable Continental Congress to be forwarded with all Expedit[...] Possible", and "Proclamation of General Tryon & Commoder Sir George Collier, dated 4th july 1779"; fabric lining.
- "Given under my hand, and the privy seal of the said state, at Poughkeepsie, in the county of Dutchess, this seventeenth day of April, in the seventh year of the independence of the said state, 1783. Geo. Clinton. By His Excellency's command, Robert Benson, secretary.", N-YHS copy signed by Clinton; from the Donald F. Clark collection; backed on paper.