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Philadelphia, 1778-01-09, Imposition of curfew
January 9, 1778 General William Howe's proclamation of a curfew in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, following the British capture of the city.
(Digitized from a microfilm copy of the title originally held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Library).
Title:   By order of His Excellency Sir William Howe, K.B. general and commander in chief, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation : I do hereby give notice to the inhabitants of the city of Philadelphia and its environs, it is the order of His Excellency, that "No person whatever, living within the said city and its environs, shall appear in the streets between the beating of the tattoo, at half an hour after eight o'clock in the evening, and the revellie in the morning, without lanthorns ...
OCLC Number:   62810851
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