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Revolutionary Era broadsides, 1775-1783
We, freeholders and inhabitants of Queen’s County, feeling in common with our fellow subjects, the deepest anxiety and distress, : from the most unhappy state of affairs between Great-Britain and the American colonies ...
1 sheet ( p.) ; 30 x 25 cm
Concludes: To remain peaceable and quiet, we again repeat, is our earnest desire; and breathing the most friendly disposition towards our neighbors, countrymen and fellow-subjects, we intreat them to behold in us those endearing connections, and not suffer a difference in opinion, or mischievous and groundless reports, to hurry them into acts of violence against us, which the laws of God and man will justify us in resisting. Dated at end: The above declaration is published as containing the sentiments and intentions of a large majority of the inhabitants of the county. Queen’s County, December 6, 1775. References: Bristol B4165.
Broadsides -- SY1775 no.7
American loyalists--New York (State)--Queens County
Queens County (N.Y.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783New York (State)--Politics and government--1775-1783United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
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