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By His Excellency William Cosby, captain general and governour in chief of the provinces of New-York, New-Jersey ... A proclamation. [electronic resource] : Whereas ill-minded and disaffected persons have lately dispersed in the city of New-York, and divers other places, several scandalous and seditious libels ... I have therefore thought fit ... to issue this proclamation, hereby promising twenty pounds as a reward, to such person or persons who shall discover the author or authors ... Given under my hand and seal at Fort-George in New-York this sixth day of November ... in the year of our Lord, 1734.

Author/Creator:
New York (Colony). Governor (1732-1736 : Cosby)
Publication:
[New York : Printed by William Bradford, 1734]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 3809.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Subjects:
Song made upon the election of new magistrates for this city.
Seditious libel -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Notes:
Offering a reward of twenty pounds for the apprehension and conviction of the author of "two printed scandalous songs or ballads" (Evans 3836).
Signed: W. Cosby. By His Excellency's command, Fred. Morris, d. cl. Conc. God save the King.
Royal arms at head of title.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 3809).
Cited in:
Evans 3809
Contributor:
Cosby, William, ca. 1690-1736.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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