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By His Excellency, the Hon. Thomas Gage, Esq. Governor, and Commander in Chief, in and over His Majesty's Province of Massachusetts-Bay, and Vice-Admiral of the same. A proclamation : Whereas the infatuated multitudes

Given at Boston, this twelfth day of June ... Annoque Domini, 1775. ; Tho's Gage. ; By His Excellency's Command, Tho's Flucker, Secr'y. ; God save the King.
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Whereas the infatuated multitudes ...
[Boston? : Margaret Draper?, 1775]
Text printed in one column, with a cut of the royal arms at top of sheet.
Condemns the insurgency of 19 Apr. 1775 and subsequent armed attacks, grants amnesty except to Samuel Adams and John Hancock, and declares martial law in Massachusetts-Bay.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Gift of Albert H. Small, December 27 & 28, 2001. FRAMED.
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