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Proclamation / George Johnston
Bib ID 2406488
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Johnston, George, 1764-1823
 
Online Versions
Description [Sydney : s.n., 1808] 
1 broadside ; 31 x 20 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK5608.

Notes

Proclamation issued by Major George Johnston on the day after the deposition of Governor William Bligh, proclaiming the cessation of martial law in the colony, dated from Head Quarters, Sydney, Jan, 27, 1808.

Text begins: The public peace being happily, and I trust in almighty God, permanently established, I hereby proclaim the cessation of martial law.

Also available in an electronic version via the Internat at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.aus-vn4511526

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK5608.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 468.

Subjects Great Britain. - Army. - New South Wales Corps.  |  New South Wales - History - 1788-1851 - Sources.  |  New South Wales - Politics and government - 1788-1851 - Sources.
Exhibited Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, October 2011 - February 2015. 

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