1793.014: Proclamation of May 13, 1793.

Published: 1793

Full Title: By the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a proclamation. The president of the United States having been pleased to communicate to me, that a treaty will be held with the hostile Indian tribes, on or about the first day of June at Lower Sandusky ... Given under my hand and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this thirteenth day of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, and of the Commonwealth the seventeenth.

Author: Lee, Henry (1756-1818), governor.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


By reporting treaty negotiations near Fort Detroit, Lee requests that residents in the Ohio country avoid conflicts with the native peoples on the region. Sheet lacks printer credit; printing such official documents was the responsibility of the public printer, then Augustine Davis, so the attribution here.

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