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- Royal arms at head of title., Concerns the price of grain in New York., Dated: Given under my hand at the city of New-York, the 20th day of December, 1777, in the eighteenth year of his Majesty's reign., Signed: Henry Clinton, Lieut. Gen., Type ornament band., Watermarks: [Britannia] J Taylor., Library copy imperfect: fragments brought together and silked; some text affected., Wood-block cracked through lion., Library copy stamped on back: Tomlinson collection--Deposited by Mercantile Library Association.
- Denies the legality of pledges made by American citizens to the British authorities promising not to aid or assist the Revolutionary forces and requires Loyalist objectors to remove themselves to territories under British rule., Signed: Thomas Jefferson., Place of publication supplied by Bristol., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- Charging all justices of the peace to carry out the prescribed punishments against British sympathizers and charging the commanding officers of the New Jersey Militia to from "depredation and violence" and prevent the plundering of civilians., Signed: By His Excellency's command, Cha. Pettit, secretary. Wil. Livingston. God save the people., Imprint supplied by Evans., N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
- Includes the full text of the treaty, concluded Apr. 3, 1783., Signed: Done in Congress at Princeton, this twenty-fifth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three, and of our sovereignty and independence the eighth. Elias Boudinot, president. Charles Thomson, secretary., Not Evans 18245., Text in four columns., Text-block: 645 x 313 mm., Watermark: Strasburg lily. Countermark: "IV". Centermark: elaborate script "R".