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The King issues a Proclamation...



Item # 658971

January 05, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 5, 1779  Page 2 begins with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION, For A General Fast" which begins: "We, taking into our most serious consideration the just & necessary hostilities in which we are engaged with the French King, and the unnatural rebellion carrying on in some of our provinces and colonies in North America, and putting our trust in Almighty God that He will vouchsafe a special blessing on our arms...".
Pages 3 and 4 have a few items concerning America (see photos).
Four pages, folio size, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on page 3, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

Category: British