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1757-03-09, Proclamation forbidding departure of ships
March 9, 1757 Proclamation by Lt. Governor Spencer Phips ordering an embargo on all ships and vessels within the ports of Massachusetts Bay Province.
No ships could depart until April 10th. See LLMC #24207 and 24213-15 for related documents. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of a title originally
held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library)
Title:   By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; ... A proclamation : His Majesty's service requiring the utmost precaution in all our measures, at this important and critical conjuncture ; and it being judged necessary in order to facilitate and render more effectual the operations of the ensuing campaign, that an embargo should be laid on all ships and vessels within the several ports of this province ... Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the ninth day of March, 1757 ...
OCLC Number:   62814719
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