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1775-11-11, Proclamation to encourage loyalty of W. Florida
November 11, 1775 Proclamation by Governor Peter Chester of West Florida which encouraged loyalty of the King's subjects and offered shelter for all
loyalist by offering land grants. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of the title originally held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Library).
Title:   West Florida. By His Excellency Peter Chester, Esquire, captain-general, governor and commander in chief in and over his Majesty's said province of West Florida and the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor, vice-admiral and ordinary of the same, &c. A proclamation : Whereas his Majesty ... did think fit ... to revoke and annull all the powers and authorities ... for the laying out and passing grants of land ... / Given under my hand and the great seal of his Majesty's said province, in the Council-Chamber at Pensacola, the eleventh day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five ... Peter Chester. By his Excellency's command, Alexander Ma'Cullagh, Dep. Sec.
OCLC Number:   742197096
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