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Proclamation. The number of fires which have appeared at the same time at very distant parts: and other circumstances, afford too fatal a proof of an intention to destroy this city ... require every householder to send me a list of the number and names of the persons in his family
Great BritainArmy.Robertson, James1717-1788Gaine, Hugh1726 or 7-1807Atkins, GibbsGay, William
Reilly, E.C. Colonial printers' ornaments
Ford, P.L. Journals of Hugh Gaine,
New York (State)New YorkNew York (N.Y.)
Sept. 23, 1776.----Printed at the Bible and Crown.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 25 x 21 cm.
Signed: James Robertson, m. gen. Commanding in New-York.
Mortized initial, type ornament rule.
The initial and address are of Hugh Gaine, who was in Newark at this time. His press in New York was not supervised by Ambrose Serle until Sept. 30. Cf. Ford.
Watermark (cropped): IV.
Library copy with holograph note: Dear Sir, I have sent you three new papers the latest I could get in this city. Yours to [lent?] Gibbs Atkins. To Capt. Gay.