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George II, King of Great Britain (1683-1760) His Majesty's Declaration of War against the French King

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07475 Author/Creator: George II, King of Great Britain (1683-1760) Place Written: London Type: Broadside Date: 1756/05/17 Pagination: 1 sheet 53.1 x 41.3 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07475 Author/Creator: George II, King of Great Britain (1683-1760) Place Written: London Type: Broadside Date: 1756/05/17 Pagination: 1 sheet 53.1 x 41.3 cm

Summary of Content: Printed by Thomas Baskett.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsMilitary HistoryFrench and Indian WarFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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