1773.013: Proclamation of October 19. 1773.

Published: 1773

Full Title: By his Excellency, The Right Honourable John, Earl of Dunmore, his majesty's lieutenant, and governor of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, and vice admiral of the same. A Proclamation. … farther to prorogue the said Assembly to the first Thursday in May next, at which time I require their attendance at the Capitol, in the city of Williamsburg, for the dispatch of public business. Given under my hand, and the seal of the colony, at Williamsburg aforesaid, this 19th day of October, 1773, and in the 13th year of his Majesty's reign. Dunmore.

Author: Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of (1732-1809), governor.

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Clementina Rind

Description: Broadside.


Sheet lacks printer imprint; Clementina Rind was then acting as public printer, following the death of her husband in August, and so responsible for producing such official notices; the full title from Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, 1773-1776 (Richmond, 1905). Recorded in Evans; Clayton-Torrence included this from Evans entry, but as a 1774 title from the short title lacking date; no copy found for filming the Early American Imprints series.

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