George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) By the King, A Proclamation. Declaring the Cessation of arms, as well by Sea as Land, agreed upon between his Majesty, the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09647 Author/Creator: George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Place Written: London, England Type: Broadside Date: 14 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. ; 33.7 x 24 cm.
This was the English announcement of cessation of hostilities; reciprocal proclamation by the American Peace Commissioners was issued on February 20th, and signed in type by John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and John Jay.
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