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Proclamation by Governour Tryon


By His Excellency, WILLIAM TRYON, Esq˙, Captain-General and Governour-in-chief in and over the Province of NEW-YORK and the Territories depending thereon in AMERICA, Chancellor and Vice-Admiral of the same.


Whereas, the General Assembly of this Province stands prorogued to the first day of January next. I have thought fit, for His Majesty' s service, to prorogue, and I do, by and with the advice of His Majesty' s Council, further prorogue the said General Assembly to the first day of February next ensuing; of which all His Majesty' s subjects concerned therein are required to take notice, and govern themselves accordingly.

Given under my hand and seal-at-arms, in the City of New-York, on the 23d day of December, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, in the sixteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord, George the Third, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth.


By His Excellency' s command:

SAMUEL BAYARD, Jun˙, Deputy Secretary.

GOD save the King.