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Author New York (Colony). Governor (1702-1708 : Clarendon)
Title By His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury His Majesty's capt. general and governour in chief of the province of New-York ... A proclamation[.] [electronic resource] : Whereas sundry persons within the city of New-York have made a common practice of heaping together quantities of dead oysters, as well as oyster-shells, within the said city, and of burning the same ... Given at Kings-Bridge the 17th day of September ... anno Dom. 1702
Imprint [New York] : Printed and sold by William Bradford, printer to the Queens Most Excellent Majesty, in New-York., [1702]
Descript 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; (1⁰)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 1089
Note Forbidding the burning of dead oysters and oyster shells within the city, as this was believed to spread the yellow fever
Signed: Cornbury. God save the Queen
Royal arms at head of title
Evans 1089
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 1089)
Subject Organic wastes
Yellow fever -- New York (State) -- New York
Broadsides. rbgenr
Alt Author Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1661-1723
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