1765.002: Proclamation of May 13, 1765.

Published: 1765

Full Title: Virginia. sc. By the Hon. Francis Fauquier, Esq. His Majesty's lieutenant-governour, and commander in chief of the said colony and dominion: a proclamation. Whereas a party of Cherokees arrived at Staunton in Augusta, and intended to proceed from thence to Winchester, having obtained a pass ... were on their way thither attacked by upwards of twenty men ... I have thought proper... to issue out this proclamation... promising a reward of one hundred pounds... Given under my hand at Williamsburg, this 13th day of May, 1765, and in the fifth year of His Majesty's reign.

Author: Fauquier, Francis (1704-68), lieutenant governor.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Joseph Royle and Co.

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 31 cm. x 35 cm. (broadside).


Offering rewards for capture and conviction of the assailants.

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