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Great BritainCommissioners to Treat, Consult, and Agree upon the Means of Quieting the Disorders in Now Subsisting in Certain of the Colonies, Plantations, and Provinces in North-America.United StatesContinental Congress.Carlisle, Frederick Howard1748-1825Clinton, Henry1738?-1795Auckland, William Eden1744-1814Rivington, James1724-1802Smith
Manifesto and proclamation: To the members of the Congress, the members of the general assemblies or conventions of the several colonies ... and all others, free inhabitants of the said colonies ... By the Earl of Carlisle, Sir Henry Clinton, and William Eden, Esq; ... commissioners to treat, consult, and agree upon the means of quieting the disorders now subsisting in certain of the colonies, plantations, and provinces in North-America
1 sheet ( p.) : coat of arms ; 60 x 49 cm.
Offering terms for a general peace and pardon.
Signed: Given at New-York, this third day of October, 1778. By their Excellencies command, Adam Ferguson, secretary. Carlisle (L.S.) H. Clinton (L.S.) Wm. Eden (L.S.)
Imprint from Evans.
"Smith sculp.": in ribbon at base of coat of arms.
Text in two columns separated by a type ornament rule.
N-YHS copy: watermark: HR. Cf. Gravell, T.L. Foreign watermarks 346-348.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.
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