Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, By the Honourable His Majesty's Council, for the province aforesaid. A proclamation : Whereas it hath pleased God in His holy Providence to remove the Honourable Spencer Phips, Esq; late lieutenant-governour and commander in chief of said province, by death; and thereupon the administration of this government is devolved on His Majesty's Council ... Given under our hands at the Council-chamber in Boston the fifth day of April 1757 ...

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Corporate author / creator:Massachusetts. Council.
Imprint:Boston : Printed by John Draper, printer to the Honourable His Majesty's Council, 1757.
Description:1 online resource (1 broadside) : coat of arms
Language:English
Subject:Phips, Spencer, -- 1685-1757.
Phips, Spencer, -- 1685-1757
Politics and government
Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
Massachusetts.
Electronic books.
Broadsides.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12587007
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Notes:Confirming all military commissions not heretofore revoked.
Signed: By order of the Council, Tho. Hutchinson [and eighteen others] A. Oliver, sec'ry.
Bristol B1875
Shipton & Mooney 40899
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1085
Online resource; title from PDF caption title (LLMC Digital, viewed May 18, 2021).
Summary:April 5, 1757 Proclamation by the Massachusetts Bay Council reaffirming all military commissions, following the death of Lt. Governor Spencer Phips.
Other form:Print version: Massachusetts. Council. Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, By the Honourable His Majesty's Council, for the province aforesaid. Boston: : Printed by John Draper, printer to the Honourable His Majesty's Council, , 1757