By the Honourable the Council of the state of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation : Whereas the inveterate enemies of the United States ... have made a lodgement on Majorbagaduce-Point ... this board hereby invite the virtuous freemen of the counties of York, Cumberland, and Lincoln, upon the call of Brigadier-General Lovel [that is, Solomon Lovell], to exhibit the proofs of their zeal and attachment to their injured and insulted country, by voluntarily repairing to his standard, armed and accoutred ... Given at the council-chamber in Boston, the nineteenth day of August ... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine ...
- Corporate Author:
- Massachusetts. Council
- [Boston] : [Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (1 sheet)
- August 19, 1779 Proclamation by the Massachusetts Council establishing the Penobscot Expedition after declaring that the British had invaded the eastern parts of the state, the District of Maine.
- Signed: J. Powell, president. By order of the major part of the Council, Samuel Adams, sec'y. and Evans ascribes other proclamations given by the Council in 1779 to the press of Benjamin Edes and Sons.
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Bristol B4903, Shipton & Mooney 43650, and Cushing, J.D. Mass. laws, 1080
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