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Context of By His Excellency Collonel Benjamin Fletcher captain general and governour in chief of His Majesties province of New-York, &c. A proclamation : Whereas I have received directions from White-Hall for the publication of the peace between our most gracious Soveraign Lord King William, and the French King, and to give notice to all privateers and commanders of ships throughout this province and territories depending thereon, to cease hostilities with the French Kings subjects ... Given at New-York, the 26th day of February ... annoq ; Domini 1697/8
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