Crown Broadsides Pack
Crown Broadsides Pack - Contains 5 broadsides that would have been found in places held by British forces. Includes: 1775 King's Proclamation - This poster went up after the action between New England militia and British forces at Breed's Hill; 1777-78 Philadelphia Regulations - A poster seen in Philadelphia during the British takeover of the Continental capital. It details instructions about certain commodities, including rum and molasses; Request for Livestock - This poster requested citizens to bring in livestock and fodder to the British for payment. A similar request was made by Washington at Valley Forge the same winter. Road Cleanup Request - This poster requested all citizens to clean up the roads near their residences so that the wagons could pass through. Complaints about Stealing – Citizens are warned to not accept suspicious property from others, as it could be stolen.