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1779-03-09, Offer of letters of marque for British privateers in N.Y.
March 3, 1779 Offer by Governor William Tryon of New York to allow vessels from being employed in privateering service against the rebels; a list of
those already commissioned as letters of Marquis from the part of New York since September 8, 1778 was always attached. (Digitized from a microfilm
copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency William Tryon, Esq ; Governor and commander in chief of the province of New-York ... : Convinced by experiecnce, of the beneficial tendency of the assurances, lately given by the admiral of His Majesty's fleet, against the impressing of certain persons employed in the privateering service, with the encouragements I offered in my proclamation of the twenty-fourth of December last ... Given under my hand and seal, at arms, at Kingsbridge out-post, the 8th day of March, 1779.
OCLC Number:   62817152
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