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New governor for New York...

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September 14, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1771 

* William Tyron assumes office
* 39th governor of New York

Inside under: "America" has a report from New  York including: "...waited upon his Excellency Governor Tryon with a congratulatory address upon his  appointment & arrival in this colony...", recently named governor of New  York after having served as governor of North Carolina. A report from Boston notes that: "...from Quebec that several attempts have lately been made by some evil-minded persons to set fire to that city...".
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's