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Delancey, James, 1703-1760 Proclamation concerning riotous proceedings

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05298 Author/Creator: Delancey, James, 1703-1760 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Broadside Date: 1757/06/08 Pagination: 1 sheet 39.8 x 26.8 Order a Copy

The proclamation describes a recent incident in which the tenants on the Manor of Livingston rioted in protest of the Livingston's claim to the land. As a result, a number of the tenants were shot in defense of the Manor, and Governor DeLancey therefore issued a proclamation to advise against any further uprisings.

Delancey, James, 1703-1760
Livingston Family

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