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Great BritainRoyal Navy.Army.Collier, George1738-1795Tryon, William1729-1788Howe, John1754-1835
By Commodore Sir George Collier, commander in chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels in North-America; and Major-General William Tryon: To the inhabitants of Connecticut ... Given on board His Majesty's ship Camilla, in the Sound, July 4th, 1779
Printed by John Howe.
1 sheet ( p.) : ill. ; 32 x 20 cm.
Encouraging the inhabitants of Connecticut to end their persistent, "ruinous and ill-judged resistance," and warning those not resuming allegiance to the King not to expect continued leniency.
Signed: George Collier, Wm. Tryon.
Place and date of publication supplied by Alden.
Text in two columns.
Royal arms at head of title.
N-YHS copy dated in manuscript at head of title "4 June [sic] 1779"; inscriptions on verso: "5 inhabitants", "To The honorable Continental Congress to be forwarded with all Expedit[...] Possible", and "Proclamation of General Tryon & Commoder Sir George Collier, dated 4th july 1779"; fabric lining.
Shipton & Mooney
Alden, J.E. Rhode Island,
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