1766.003: Proclamation of July 31, 1766.

Published: 1766

Full Title: Virginia, sc. By the Honble Francis Fauquier, Esq.... A proclamation. : Whereas I have... letters from... General Gage and Major William Murraye... informing me that several people of Virginia have seated themselves on lands belonging to the Indians... I have... to put a stop to these... encroachments... Williamsburg this 31st day of July, 1766...

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

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: Purdie & Dixon

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 36 cm. x 24 cm. (broadside).


Official proclamation lacking imprint statement; Alexander Purdie was acting as the public printer in July 1766 following the death of Joseph Royle in January 1766; John Dixon became a partner in June 1766; Purdie was not succeeded in the role until November 1766, when William Rind was elected in his place.

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