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  • By the Honourable William Greene Esq; ... A proclamation. : Whereas his majesty has been pleased to order five battalions of his forces from Europe to be joined with some other of his regular troops, at Louisbourg, to be employed in the speedy reduction of Canada. ... Given at Newport in the colony aforesaid, the fourth day of June ... 1746. ...
Call No:
  • G1157
  • Broadsides 1746 No.1
Imprint Place:
  • [Newport, R.I. :
  • Printed by Ann Franklin,
Imprint Date:
  • 1746]
Physical Description:
  • 1 sheet ([1] p.) :
  • ill. (relief cut)
  • 31 x 43 cm
Bibliographic References:
  • Evans
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, Reilly, E., Dict. of Col. Am. Printers' Ornaments
  • 5860
  • 75 952
  • Offering various encouragements, bounties, and immunities to those enlisting in the expedition against Canada.
  • Signed: By order of his honour the governor, William Greene. James Martin secretary. Imprint supplied by Alden. Rhode Island Historical Society holds only known original imprint. Newsbank Readex Early American Imprints series uses RIHS copy. Woodcut of colony seal (Reilly 952) at head.
  • Seal only: Copy Negative RHi (x3)1024
  • Preservation and electronic cataloging for this broadside was made possible by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution, the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars, the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the General Society of Colonial Wars.
  • RHI9
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