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...
Dates: 1770 May 15