By the King : A proclamation: for the discovering and apprehending the persons who plundered and burnt the Gaspee schooner; and barbarously wounded and ill treated Lieutenant William Dudingston, commander of the said schooner. Whereas we have received information, that upon the 10th day of June last … in the Providence or Narrowganset River … a great number of persons … attacked … our vessel … Given at our court at St. James’s, the twenty-sixth day of August, 1772, in the twelfth year of our reign. God save the King.

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G1157 Broadsides 1772 No.1



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