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Philadelphia, 1778-06-19, Proclamation of martial law
June 19, 1778 Proclamation of Maj. Ger. Benedict Arnold, in Philadelphia, in which General George Washington followed the resolutions of Congress and
ordering military law following the British withdrawal from the city. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts
Historical Society Library).
Title:   By the Hon. Major General Arnold, commander in chief of the forces of the United States of American in the city of Philadelphia, &c., A proclamation : In order to protect the persons and property of the inhabitants of this city from insult and injury, to secure the public and private stores which the enemy may have left in the city and to prevent the disorder and confusion ... His Excellency George Washington, in compliance with the following resolution of Congress, has thought proper to establish military law in this city.
OCLC Number:   62821628
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