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By the Honorable Major-General Putnam, commander of the forces of the United American States, at and near the White-Plains. A proclamation: Whereas some soldiers of the Continental Army ... have been led to desert their country's service ... Given under my hand at head-quarters, this 17th of November ... 1777
United StatesContinental Army.Putnam, Israel1718-1790Loudon, Samuel1727?-1813
Shipton & Mooney
AmnestyDesertion, MilitaryMilitary desertersHistoryCollaborationistsDesertions
Printed by Samuel Loudon?
1 sheet ( p.) ; 28 x 20 cm.
Offering pardons to those who had deserted from the American army or joined the enemy forces and who return to duty by January 1, 1778.
Signed: Israel Putnam.
Imprint supplied from Vail, R.W.G. A patriotic pair of peripatetic printers, 1951, p. 404.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.