Proclamations -- Great Britain
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Mss 0116
Scope and Contents This proclamation from King George III is dated May 15, 1770. It appears to grant a parcel of land along the Hudson River in Orange County, New York to two disbanded non-commission officers, Archibald Brecken and William Arison, who had served in North America. King George III was Great Britain’s longest-reigning monarch prior to Queen Victoria, ruling from 1760 to his death in 1820. During his reign he sought to root out political corruption in Britain and enforced unpopular taxes...
Dates: 1770 May 15