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Context of By the Honourable the Council of the state of Massachusetts-Bay. A proclamation : Whereas the inveterate enemies of the United States ... have made a lodgement on Majorbagaduce-Point ... this board hereby invite the virtuous freemen of the counties of York, Cumberland, and Lincoln, upon the call of Brigadier-General Lovel [i.e., Solomon Lovell], to exhibit the proofs of their zeal and attachment to their injured and insulted country, by voluntarily repairing to his standard, armed and accoutred ... Given at the council-chamber in Boston, the nineteenth day of August... one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine ..
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