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June 9, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Excellency the Governor, & Council.

MHS Evans, 7477. 1020. [Royal arms.) By His Excellency | William Shirley, Esq; 1... | A Proclamation. (Declaring the Indians of the Norridgewock, Arresaguntacook, Weweenock and St. John's tribes to be enemies.) Dated, June 12, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Excellency the Governour and the Honourable His Majesty's Council. 1755. 1021. [Royal arms.) By His Excellency | William Shirley, Esq; 1... | A Proclamation. (Publishing encouragements offered to such as should penetrate into the Indian country in order to captivate and kill the enemy Indians.) Dated, June 18, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Excellency the Governour and the Honourable His Majesty's Council. 1755.

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1022. [Royal arms.) By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1... | A Proclamation for a general Fast. (August 28.] Dated, August 13, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755. On defeat of General Braddock. Evans, 7478.

MHS 1023. (Royal arms.] By the Honourable / Spencer Phips, Esq;

| A Proclamation (for Proroguing the General Assembly [to September 24.) Dated, August 22, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755. 1024. [Royal Seal.] By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1... A Proclamation | for Convening the Great and General Court or Assembly (September 5.) Dated, September 1, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755. 1025. (Royal arms.) By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq;

| 1... | A Proclamation. (Encouragements to inlist in expedition against Crown Point.) Dated, September 9,1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the LieutenantGovernour and Council. 1755. 1026. (Royal arms.) By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1. A Proclamation. (Requiring all who received the bounty or were impressed for the expedition against Crown Point to repair to the army.) Dated, October 29, 1755. Bos

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ton: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-| Governour and Council. 1755. 1027. (Royal arms.] By His Honour Spencer Phips, Esq; ... A Proclamation. Whereas the Tribe of Penobscot Indians have repeatedly in a perfidious Manner acted contrary to their solemn Submission unto his Majesty (offering a bounty for captured Indians or for the scalps of killed Indians). Dated, November 3, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755. 2 Am. Ant. Soc. Proceedings, XI. 465.

AAS. MHS 1028. (Royal arms.] By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1... A Proclamation for a publick Thanksgiving. (December, 4.] Dated, November 4, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755.

BA. MHS Evans, 7479. 1029. (Royal arms.) By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1...JA Proclamation. (On reward for captives or scalps of Penobscot Indians.) Dated, November 13, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the LieutenantGovernour and Council. 1755. 1030. (Royal arms.) By the Honourable | Spencer Phips, Esq; 1... | A Proclamation. (Embargo on export of provisions or warlike stores.) Dated, November 28, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755. 1031. (Royal arms.) By the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; 1... A Proclamation (appointing January 8 as a day of public humiliation and Prayer.) Dated, December 24, 1755. Boston: Printed by John Draper, Printer to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governour and Council. 1755.

Evans, 7480. 1032. By His Excellency | William Shirley, Esq; l.

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BPL. A copy in the Lc. is dated in Ms. April 17, 1755, and contains additions in Ms. That in the Mis. is a printer's proof. 1033. Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, I By His Excellency the Governour. Power to administer to officers in expedition against Crown Point, the “Oaths appointed by Act

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of Parliament to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy.” Dated, 1755, and in Ms. June 12. 1034. Oaths appointed to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy: | And Declaration. 1035. Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. | By His Honour Spencer Phips, Esq; l . . . | Whereas the Great and General Court or Assembly of said Province have agreed and voted (for reinforcing | the Army destined to Crown-Point). Dated, September (8), 1755. 1036. Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. | By His Honour the Lieutenant Governour. | To Greeting. | Whereas the Great and General Court or Assembly of said Province, have by their Vote of the 8th Instant, desired | me to give Orders to impress a sufficient Number of Men Dated, September 19, 1755.

BPL 1037. Province of the Massachusetts- Bay, ss. (Royal arms.) Harrison Gray, Esq; | Treasurer ... (Tax warrant.) Dated, September 12, (1755.]

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| the several Species of Provisions, | Ammunition & Slop-Cloathing as mentioned in the Columns. 1041. (Oath of the Master of a built Ship.)

Archives, LXIV. 129. Different from the form of 1740. NEWLAND, JEREMIAH. 1042. Verses Occasioned by the Earthquakes in the Month of November, 1755. | By Jeremiah Newland.

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Archives, cxx. 132. 1044. Boston, May 13, 1756. To be seen (for a short Time) at the House of Mr. William Fletcher, Merchant, New-Boston;

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By His EXCELLENCY W ILLI A M SHIRLEY, Esq; Captain-General and Governour in Chief, in and over his Majefty's Province of the Mafas buferis-Bay in Now-England.

PROCLAMATION for a general FAST. 40+o+T being our incumbent Duty to acknowledge GOD in all our Ways, and to commit all our Affairs, both publick and private, to G

his gracious Disedion ; and being bound, in a special Manner, to implore the Divine Bk fling when we are enged in Cencetas +0+0+ of great Importance;

have therefore thought at, with the advice of His Majesty's Council, and at the Defire of the atomblr, to appoint Thursday the Twentieth of Marcb next, to be observed ibroughout this probince, as a Dap of Falling and Prayer; Bereby calling upon alters and people religioudy to solemnize the same, by penitent Confeflion of

their ons, and deep Dumiliation for the grording Deprabity and Dissolution of Manners amongft us, with carnest Supplications to Almighty GOD, that he would be pleased to grant us the free Parbon of our sins, and that a general Amendinent and Reformation inay prevail in all Dibers of Orn; and that he wonld rentlobe the present Cokens and effeds of bis righteous Displeasure against us, and prevent those moze severe Judgments, which our sins have

deferbed, and which in the speas of Dibine Providence le are warned to prepare for ; and also, that it would please our merciful GOD to confer upon us all needful Blessings ; Particularly, that he ibould long continue the precious Life of our sovereign Loid the KING, and dired and prosper the Counsels and adminiftrations of bts Gobernment, foz the general Prosperity of tbe Bingdoms and Dominions under his happp Rule; and particularly, for maintaining the fuft Rights of bis Crowo, and the properties and possessions of his good subjcds, against the Jabalions of foreign powers, and also fou continuing and strengthening a general Peace among the Nations ; Ehat GOD would gracioufy preserve and bless their Royal Highoefies the Prince of Wales, the Poinches Dowager of IV eles, the Duns, and the other Branches of the Royal FAMILY; L hat be would be favourable to our Land, and gibe bis gracious Influence and outdance to the Governinent of this and his Majesty's other colonies in NORTHAMERICA, that they may be led into such deasures (more especially at this Conjundure) as may be effectual foz their inurual Security and a efence : I hat GOD would in great crcy preserve peace upon our ca Coats and Poland frontiers, and frustrate all Designs to disturb and violate the fame, so that no Cuicapon formed against us may prosper ; I hat he would refoxe Health where it is wanted, and continue it where it is enjoyed that he would grant us fuitable Seasons in every part of the Dear fo2 producing a plentiful Increase of the fruits of the earth chat be would protect and (ncceed the Navigation, Trade and Fishery of this provrace, and give his Bielling to the Tuložks of our hands; and that he would commiferate the case of our Captives and restore their Liberty: And, above all, I hat be would defend and spread the Holy Religion of our Lord and Saviour JESUS CHRIST, and that the Power of Godliacls map eberp u here prevail, and the whole Earth be filled with luis Glory: And all servite Labour and Recreations are forbidden on the said Day.

Given at the Council Chamber in Befon the Twenty-seventh Day of February 1755, in the Twenty-eighth Ycar of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second, by the Grace of GOD, of Greas - Britas, France and Ireland, KING, Defender of the Faith, &c. By Order of the Governeur, rib the

W. Shirley Advice and Com/ent of the Council, 3. Cuillard, Secr's.

GOD Save the KING.
BOSTON: Printed by Jebm Draper, Printer to His Excellency the Governour and Council. 1755

No. 1014.

By His EXCELLENCY
W ILLI Á M SHIRLEY, Esq;
Captain-General and Governor in Chief, in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, in New-England,

and Vice-Admiral of the same, and Major-General in His Majesty's Army.

A PROCL A M A TIO N.

HEREAS the Indians of Norridgewock, Arrelagun avok, W'eveenock and S.. John's Tribes, and the Indians of
the other Tribes inhabiting in the Eastern and Northern Parts of His Majesty's Territories of New-England, the
Penobscot Trice only excepted, have, contrary to their folemn Submillion unto His Majesty long tince made
and frequently renewed, been guilty of the moft perfidious, barbarous and inhuman Murders of divers of his

Majesty's English Subjects ; and have abstained from all Commerce and Correspondence with His Majef.y's said Subje&s for many Months paft; and the said Indians have fully discovered an inimical, traiterious and rebellious Intentiɔn and Dispolition ;

babe therefore thought fit to islae this proclamation, and to Declare the Indians of the Norridçawock, Arrelaguntacook, Weweenock and St. John's Iribes, and the Indians of the other Iribes now 2 late inhabiting in the Eastern and Northern parts of his Majesty's Lerritories of New-England, and

in Alliance and Confederacy with the above-recited Iribes, the Penobscots only excepted, to be Crnemics, Rebels and Lraitors to his moft Sacreo qo ajelty : And I do hereby require his majesty's

urjeas of this province to embrace all :Dppoztunities of pursuing, captivating, killing and destroying all and any of the aforesaid Indians, the Penobscots cpcepiro.

AND WHEREAS the General Court of this Province have voted, That a Bounty of Encouragement be granted and allowed to be paid out of the Publick-Treasury to the marching Army that shall be employed for the Defence of the Eastern and Western Frontiers from the Twenty-fifth of this Month of June until the Twenty-fifth of November next ;

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Province-Ireasary to all and any of the said forces, over and above their bounty upon Enliliment, theti mages and Sucüftence, the premiuins op Bounties following, viz.

For every Male Indian Prisoner above the Age of Twelve years, that shall be taken and brought to Boston, Fifty Peunds.
For every Male Indian Scalp, brought in as Evidence of their being killed, Forty Pounds.

For every Female Indian Prisoner, taken and brought in as aforesaid, and for every Male Indian Prisoner under the Age of
Twelye Years, taken and brought in as aforesaid, Twenty-froe Pounds.

For every Scalp of such Pemale Indian or Male Indian under Twelve years of Age, brought as Evidence of their being
killed, as aforesaid, Twenty Pounds.
GIVEN under my Hand at Boston, in the Province aforesaid, this Twelfth Day of June, 1755, and in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign

of eur Sovereign Lord GEORGE The Second, by the Grace of GOD, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, XING, Defender of the
Faitb, &c.

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